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Lebanese women hang eerie wedding dresses from Beirut seafront in rape law protest
A parliamentary committee has voted to abolish archaic legislation but activists step up pressure ahead of 15 May vote. (Photo: Abaad)
Beirut Now Has A Prototype Bike Lane
A couple days ago, the first prototype bike lane was assembled in Beirut City. It’s the first of its kind and if all goes well, they will extend it throughout Beirut. (Photo: Jawad Sbeity)
Art exhibit examines life in Lebanon
Through photography and other filmed imagery, Youmna Chlala, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige (a married couple who are collaborators), Rhea Karam and Rania Matar powerfully evoke both the strife and resilience of their country. (Photo: Rania Matar)
Tackling Lebanons blushes about sex
Sex education is almost non-existent in Lebanese schools so who is teaching the facts and joys of life instead? (Photo: Anthony Kerbage)
Organ trafficking booming in Lebanon as desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes
Trade in illegal organs is a booming business in Lebanon as desperate Syrian refugees resort to selling body parts to support themselves and their families, according to an investigation by the BBC. (Photo: AFP)
From Lebanon, Lessons in Law and Life
In our first year of law school, we are taught that legal reasoning leads to immutable truths. The standard approach to analyzing a problem is known by the acronym IRAC, or Issue; Rule; Application; Conclusion. We present the issue; we state the rule; we apply the rule to the issue; and we arrive at a clear cut, legally correct solution. The Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon defies this formula. (P ...
Lebanon ranked healthiest Arab country
Its cuisine uses copious amounts of olive oil, lemon juice and garlic, all important components of a healthy diet. (Photo: Reuters)
Can ice cream be healthy? Lebanese shop thinks so with Zucchini-flavored scoops
Fadi Fruits in Jnah began selling a ‘healthy’-flavored ice cream zucchini. The shop offered free scoops to all who come in to try.
Lebanese rely on humour to get through crippling political paralysis
Frustrated citizens start hashtag “the last time we had elections” to make light of their misery. (Photo: AFP)
Why Lebanon parliamentary poll is unlikely to take place next month
ebanon is a country that likes to pride itself on being a democracy. But it is also a country that has not had parliamentary elections in nearly eight years, whose rulers many now consider to be illegitimate. (Photo: Dalati Nohra)
Lebanon just got a new nightclub ... but its only for teens
Party people, listen up. Theres a new hot-spot in Lebanons bustling nightlife. But, theres a catch: its exclusively for kids aged 12 to 18 years old. (Dont worry, theres no smoking or drinking involved.)
Christians celebrate Easter mass in Lebanon amid tightened security
Lebanon police Sunday implemented intensive security measures to ensure safety during Easter mass across the country. (Photo: Mohammad Zaatari)
5 Reasons Why You Should Go On A Staycation In Lebanon
Seriously, we’ve all thought of taking a vacation outside of the country. But when you look at how much you’ll end up spending, you start to consider the option of a staycation in Lebanon.
Easter celebrations in Sidon unite Lebanese and Palestinians
The National Evangelical Institute for Girls and Boys Friday brought together children from across the southern city of Sidon to hold activities for the Easter holidays. (Photo: Mohammad Zaatari)
Hariri on start of Civil War: The Lebanese deserve peace
Prime Minister Saad Hariri Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to preventing a resurgence of domestic conflict, on the 42nd anniversary of the start of the Lebanese Civil War. In comments made in a video posted to social media, Hariri acknowledged the importance of remembering the horrors of the war and urged the Lebanese public to work together to ensure peace. (Photo: Mohammad Azaki)
7 reasons why Lebanese love Easter
Food is a big one.
7 beautiful spots in Lebanon youve never heard of before
Here are seven beautiful “spots” you won’t find out about on any touristic website… Just take your dog, pick up a friend, and drive.
Israel and Lebanon clash over maritime border amid oil interest
Row over wedge of Mediterranean Sea casts shadow over oil and gas tenders. (Photo: Getty Images)
Lebanon near ‘breaking point’ over Syrian refugee crisis
The Syria war has weakened Lebanon’s economy and fuelled tension among Lebanese allied to the rival sides. (Photo: Reuters)
Why Lebanon has not passed a budget for 12 years
Blame political gridlock, vested interests and bureaucratic hurdles. (Photo: AP)
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