CULTURE & HERITAGE

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What had been one of the most beautiful and historic buildings on Jeanne d'Arc street will soon be gone. Here's a picture of it...

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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...

ENVIRONMENT & PUBLIC SPACE

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When we hear about real estate developers working in poor neighborhoods, it often means they are tearing them down to build towers and looking...

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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...

LAW & CRIME

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No citizen is safe when brutality and hate crimes are tolerated. When contacted on Twitter this evening, the Lebanese police said they will follow up...

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...

RECENT POSTS

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A couple of weeks ago the US embassy released its latest travel warning on Lebanon, as usual urging Americans to avoid large public gatherings,...

FEATURED VIDEO

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrAfmZfsKZw#t=178 Local channel LBC ran this brilliant five minute interview with an unidentified man on the street in Tripoli. His language and delivery is powerful...

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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...