CULTURE & HERITAGE

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Many readers of this blog will remember when I was physically assaulted by site staff at the excavation for the $300 million District S...

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Soon after posting about the ruins discovered at the Saifi Plaza excavation, an activist got in touch over a Facebook thread and shared a...

ENVIRONMENT & PUBLIC SPACE

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The Civil Coalition Against the Boutros Highway is hosting a panel and discussion this Tuesday on the battle against the $75 municipality-led project that...

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A new microbrewery has opened in Batroun, a picturesque small town on the Lebanese coast. Even more cool is that the brewery building is...

LAW & CRIME

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The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban A video has recently surfaced documenting police beating journalists this week. The reporters were covering the election of a new mufti...

PUBLIC SERVICES

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The municipality of a certain village was forced to call the fire department this week for a fire lit by its own staff. Luckily...

MEDIA

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The New York Times logoIn journalism schools across America, students are often instructed to read and purchase the New York Times every day before...

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In a story going viral on social media, John McCain is supposedly pictured with members of the extremist armed group ISIS, which everyone from...

IN DEPTH

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

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Published in the January issue of Al Jazeera Digital Magazine, available on iTunes.Words and photos by Habib BattahA waiter surveys a row of empty...

TRAVEL

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If I were in Beirut right now, I'd probably be hearing the sound of Israeli jets as they bank up the Mediterranean after dropping...

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It seems the Middle East is not the only place where God and guns go together. This alternating digital display was running constantly on...

RECENT POSTS

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The news has been a bit heavy lately, so I thought I'd let you know that joy still exists out here. // Post by Muscletime...

FEATURED VIDEO

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8cVz6l5Uc4&version=3&f=user_uploads&c=google-webdrive-0&app=youtube_gdata] I witnessed this scene earlier this afternoon as protestors were trying to occupy the street. The young woman was injured and taken away...

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My chest and wrists still hurt from the arms of the men who tackled me, twisted my hands behind my back, and tried to...