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Minister takes stand against fencing of coast

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...

The Caves and Pools of Dalieh: Endangered?

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

Unpacking the Arab Tech Boom

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

What the government is not telling you about the beaches

Batroun coast last weekend. These shores along with others in the North and South are still swimmable.As beach season approaches, many would assume Lebanese...

Transforming a neighborhood

Photos: PID LevantA few weeks ago, Beirut was in the international headlines due to a shooting incident. But what many people don't know is...

Municipality without a website or public budget

Yes that's right, Beirut a city with over a million residents and among the most influential in the region, has no official website. And...

Media, activists shut out of municipality talks once again

AUB engineering students have arranged a rare question and answer session with the mayor of Beirut over the most controversial civil works project in...

On promoting Lebanese banks

Here's a copy of my latest "Media Uncovered" column for Bold Magazine.Excellence Isn’t An AttitudeSLICK PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGNS PUT ON BY LEBANON’S BANKS EQUATING ACHIEVEMENT...

Are all beaches unsafe in Lebanon? No.

After reading a piece about beach pollution in The Daily Star, I thought Beyonce was trying to tell me something: stay in the pool...

The “non-existent” trees of Boutros

"The flora and fauna are virtually nonexistent. There are a few trees in the area, no water tables." This is what the lead government...

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