The death of forests due to these fires releases more carbon dioxide and heat not only in Syria and Lebanon, but also throughout the entire region, because Mediterranean forests have a giant climatic effect in terms of humidity, rain and winds on the entire interior regions of the southern Mediterranean. Hence, the greenhouse gases that were absorbed by the trees will eventually find their way into our lungs, even after the fires subside.
Thus, the party, during the first anniversary of the October 17 revolution, provided the last lifeline to the Lebanese oligarchy and the thieving Lebanese regime, leading this counter-revolution with dedication; they want to ensure the quota system’s existence, and to preserve its interests locally and regionally.
Hezbollah knows, and so do we, that it has a “veto” right, represented by “its armed force”. We should also be aware of why the party has always insisted on giving this armed force its constitutional legitimacy, through the triad of “the army, the people and the resistance”.
A large number of Coronavirus cases were recorded inside Roumieh prison, infections spreading among both inmates and security personnel alike. The response from concerned authorities, especially the Health Ministry, is to attempt to diminish from the gravity of the news, denying its status as a fresh new crisis devastating Lebanon.
The clauses stipulated in the contract sound promising, although they do not tackle enough factors regarding the murderous discrimination of the migrant domestic workers in Lebanon to get to a stage where the Kafala system can be said to be abolished.
The news of the Ceylon tea incident might have been less complicated but more striking than other news, since it was chosen to be announced by the National News Agency (NNA). A clear-cut piece of news, no beating around the bush! The tea that had been donated to the blast victims was distributed to the officers and elements of the Presidential Guard brigade.
The Bisri Dam project has finally been toppled, thanks to activists who refused to sleep and stuck to their guns, declining access to the building machinery into the valley that would launch the project. They fought for their valley, the health of their children, and for their life, the opposite of what the dam would have done for them.