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This week, Beirut residents celebrated Job's Wednesday (Orba'at Ayoub) at Ramlet El Baida, a tradition that stretches back generations. Legend has it that Job,...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5d-cOLjTTY If you haven't seen it, watch this old Egyptian movie clip about the future of Dalieh. Activists have made some creative modifications to draw...

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The following column was published in last month's issue of Bold Magazine. I thought it would be appropriate to republish it today as we...

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It's still hard to believe that the once publicly accessible St. George Bay has been rebranded as the corporate-controlled space "Zaitunay Bay" with its...

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There has been much fanfare about the removal of political signs and posters from Beirut, as part of a reported reconciliation deal between the...

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Activists have claimed that a multi-million dollar real estate project by world-renowned architect Rem Koolhaas is being planned for Dalieh, one of the last...

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It's not every day that you see young people walking the streets of Hamra, sketching on pieces of paper while following a woman pulling...

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The Environment minister's Facebook status above was posted this afternoon and comes in the wake of weeks of activism, protesting the privatization of Dalieh, the...

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The creative people at 5Ampere have just come up with this striking piece of protest art. The caption reads: "A country that is worth...

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Ah the post card image of Raouche. Now imagine it surrounded by a giant fenced off marina, full of concrete structures and gas guzzling...