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Roman city wall removed from Beirut site

A rare and well-preserved ancient Roman wall that once surrounded Beirut has been dismantled. Photography of the site is not allowed, but from the...

Will Renzo Piano’s new tower demolish an ancient city buried under...

"We will find where you live,"  a watchman yelled at me after taking a picture of ruins on his construction site. He had followed...

Lebanon’s first expatriate voters show true colors

There is a fantasy among many in Lebanon- liberals in particular– that a silent majority of Lebanese do not support the country's political establishment....

The ugly face of the kafala system

When I exited the plane in Beirut last night, I noticed an Ethiopia Airlines plane parked next to ours and thought little of it....

Not your average citizen: Rafik Hariri’s neoliberal Lebanon

With tensions between Lebanon and GCC countries rising everyday, it is essential to examine how Lebanon's economy has become dependent on oil-producing states and...

Hacking the Saudi narrative, Lebanese style

Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer. I'm not a fan of quoting cliches, but in these Machiavellian times, few phrases seem to...

What exactly did the Iranian advisor tell Hariri?

"We praise Hariri, the government and the people for the recent victories in the face of terrorist forces." Today this quote may sound like...

Hate crimes cannot be tolerated in Lebanon

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...

A Dam Is Built in ‘Paradise’

The following article originally appeared in Take Part, a US-based online publication that has recently ceased operation. I'm posting it here in case the...

Cool new music video shot in endangered Dalieh

Something fun today in a mad world! Check out this new video by The Wanton Bishops recalling vintage Beirut action flicks and it is shot in...

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