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Corruption

ARIJ
#Backbones: no less than 52% of senior government positions were given to first degree relatives of current or former public officials, i.e sons, daughters, husbands, or wives.
Daraj
The Riad Salameh saga continues: Swiss documents request Lebanon’s cooperation to investigate alleged embezzlement and money laundering worth hundreds of millions.
Nour Sleiman
With the country in chaos, clan killings are hardy a priority for the security forces
Daraj
Daraj has learned from more than one source that this legal process is not limited to Switzerland, but that similar cases have started taking place in Britain, France and the United States of America.
Soheib Jawhar
The corona pandemic has widened the gap between private and public education, and threatens to put a whole generation of youth outside the system.
Marwa Saab
It is as if the explosion that produced a gaping hole in the ground has opened a similar one in heaven, which continues to receive the souls of the crime’s victims, even after 83 days have passed.
Ahmad Al-Ahmad
Mohammad Makhlouf has reached a level of influence that no other official had reached in the era of Hafez al-Assad, because he could communicate with Hafez at any time and on any occasion. He also used to bribe state officials with exorbitant gifts.
Ghalia Al Alwani- Syrian Journalist
In the aftermath of a freak event or a natural disaster, it is normal for guilt, pain and fear to be a part of the equation for those who witnessed it, but the absence of reliable formal state institutions to provide urgent support adds to the pile a giant burden on the backs of the youth in the city. The supportive void is so large, in the midst of an also gigantic Pandora’s box of ailments in the country, that the need for their informal manpower becomes incredibly urgent.
Hazem El Amin
You, Mr. Macron, came to tell us that we were the ones who had elected Hezbollah, and so we will have to live with its weapons! You yourself however, do not practice what you preach. All of Europe has classified Hezbollah’s military wing as a terrorist organization, and yet we live under the rule of the party’s military wing. Why should you be entitled to what we are not entitled to? How can the elections, held under the supervision of this military faction, be fair?
Ghalia Al Alwani- Syrian Journalist
I’ve almost made peace with the idea that everyone I know is going to die soon, I started to calculate: would I rather die with my parents in Syria? Or would I rather die with my partner and friends here? What if my parents die? Would I rather be there or hear about it from here?
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