CULTURE & HERITAGE

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Beirut activists are fighting hard to preserve two of the city's key heritage sites and you can support them by attending a series of...

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In the shadow of the towers of new Beirut, the ruins of ancient Beirut have literally been dismembered and piled up at the edge...

ENVIRONMENT & PUBLIC SPACE

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An LBC camera crew has become the latest victim of violent Lebanese real estate companies seizing the country's diminishing natural shores, destroying essential ecosystems...

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Thanks to the help of lawyers collective Legal Agenda and public space advocates Public Works Studio, my investigation into the myriad of technical problems with the...

LAW & CRIME

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It's that time of year again, and after hours of handshaking as part of Independence Day celebrations... The leadership (President Aoun, Speaker Berri, Prime Minister...

PUBLIC SERVICES

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Have you ever been to Lake Naccache? It's so romantic with restaurants right on the waterfront. But strangely, the people drive cars, not boats: ...which doesn't...

MEDIA

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CNN has an interesting show airing in the USA right now. It traces the relationship between American history and comedy; in a snappy/selective CNN...

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Ah "fake news" and the "post truth" era:  the demise of the world as we know it through the dangerous spread of unreliable social...

IN DEPTH

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We often worry about extremists groups like ISIS destroying history in the Middle East. But in Beirut, private capital and well-connected developers are also...

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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...

TRAVEL

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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...

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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...

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A wide range of ancient structures have been uncovered in downtown Beirut that may provide important clues to the city's millennia-old history.  The archaeological...

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The Al Jadeed journalists who were brutally beaten and detained by Lebanese customs agents have just published the video above explaining the tactics they chose...

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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...