CULTURE & HERITAGE

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Beit Beirut, Lebanon's first memory museum, is finally getting ready to open its doors. After at least a decade in delays, restoration work on...

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

ENVIRONMENT & PUBLIC SPACE

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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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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

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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...