Latest posts by Nada Akl
7 October 2013
The Lebanese passport was ranked amongst the 10 worst in the world in terms of freedom of travel, the unsurprising news sparked bitter reactions online.
19 July 2013
Gambling sites have been blocked in Lebanon, a dangerous slippery slope.
Saudi activist and journalist Iman Al-Qahtani was denied the right to leave Saudi Arabia as punishment for her activism and support for reformers in the absolute monarchy.
31 March 2013
Lebanon's first civil marriage has been recognized by the Ministry of Justice. Earlier this year, Kholoud Succarieh and Nidal Darwich initiated Lebanon's first civil marriage on Lebanese soil, in a...
Lebanese Prime Minister resigns as the country faces ongoing chaos.
29 January 2013
A secular marriage in Lebanon is still not possible, but a couple's claim to the contrary reignites the debate and hope for partisans of civil marriage.
22 January 2013
This year a parliamentary election year in Lebanon and this means that once again, electoral law debates make headlines in a country marked by institutionalized sectarianism.
17 January 2013
War in Syria reached the heart of Aleppo University when two blasts killed over 80 people and injured over 160 on January 15, 2013.
11 January 2013
As a devastating storm rages in Lebanon, the death of a homeless man inspires a wave of solidarity. Few people knew his name before he was found dead near the...
24 December 2012
Prominent Saudi novelist and political analyst Turki al-Hamad was reportedly arrested by the Saudi authorities for a series of controversial Tweets.