CULTURE & HERITAGE

0
After several weeks of organizing and documentation by activists, the minister of environment has called for a halt to a port project that threatens...

18
Today Karantina is home to the massive concert and frequent rave venue "Forum De Beyrouth," where Snoop Dogg, Arman Van Buuren, Cirque Du Soleil and...

ENVIRONMENT & PUBLIC SPACE

0
An order from the Beirut governor to enforce laws banning campaign posters in public spaces seems to have fallen on deaf ears.  In fact, it's...

0
The eight-month old battle between the Lebanese state and anti-corruption activists has taken many forms: from street protests and occupying government buildings–met with tear...

LAW & CRIME

4
In a space of a few hours, one can witness two radically different visions for Beirut's future. On a recent afternoon, under the shade of...

PUBLIC SERVICES

0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do9MCKfS7P4&feature=youtu.be In contrast to the street violence earlier this week and harsh crackdown on young protestors, it was all kisses and praises for police– at...

MEDIA

4
The 2015 Paris attacks will be remembered as one of the most widely covered tragedies of the year, but they may also stand out...

6
As 2015 comes to a close, it's important to look back at the ways the Lebanese press behaved unexpectedly this year, confronting state power like...

IN DEPTH

1
The word entrepreneur has become ubiquitous in talk about the future of Arab business. Some have even claimed a quiet economic revolution is at...

6
This column was first published in the April issue of Bold Magazine A Thirst For Silence By Habib Battah  Conflict in Lebanon is often analyzed through the lens...

TRAVEL

0
It's been over ten days since the mass shooting at US military offices in Tennessee and here in Texas, flags are still at half...

1
Yesterday we set out for a fun day on the slopes. Thankfully, when we reached the peaks at Faraya, the lifts were running smoothly: And the...

RECENT POSTS

1
Text above reads roughly: "What are you waiting for? 0 percent downpayment. Now you can be independent" It's hard to believe this is real, but...

FEATURED VIDEO

2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8cVz6l5Uc4 I witnessed this scene earlier this afternoon as protestors were trying to occupy the street. The young woman was injured and taken away in...

MOST POPULAR

10
Next week, Beirut's storied "Rose House", which sits on a rare green hill overlooking the Mediterranean, will be open to the public for the...