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Culture
23/1/2020
A matter of identity: The families who are affected by Lebanon’s nationality law
Women married to foreign men cannot pass their citizenship on to their children. (Photo: Reem Mohammed/The National)
Culture
23/1/2020
Georges Chakra politicizes couture in an ode to Lebanon
Lebanese Georges Chakra presented his Spring 2020 couture collection at Paris’ Petit Palace on Monday. The 47-piece offering was an extravagant ode to the Beirut-born designer’s home country of Lebanon, where nation-wide protests have been ongoing for the past couple of months.
Politics
22/1/2020
Diab forms 20-member government despite protests
Prime Minister Hassan Diab will head a 20-member Cabinet after he agreed on a new government with President Michel Aoun and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Tuesday. (Photo: Mohamed Azakir)
Politics
16/1/2020
From loss to leadership: How a woman in Lebanon is helping her community get clean water
There was no clean water when Fatima, 40, and her family arrived at the settlement in Lebanon. (Photo: Arek Socha)
Politics
16/1/2020
Lebanon faces Internet shutdown
Ogero Chairman Imad Kreidieh confirmed on Twitter that he is facing “tremendous pressure” to secure $4 million in foreign currency to avert a shutdown by the end of March. (Photo: Jan Vasek)
Culture
16/1/2020
Lebanese Mothers Support Anger Week with Homemade Meals
The event hasnt been free from the beautiful shows of compassion and civility we got used to witness during this revolution. (Photo: Almenassa)
Politics
16/1/2020
Lebanon Protests Turn Violent Outside Central Bank
Demonstrators resort to blocking roads around capital to express impatience at ruling elite they say has failed to address the economys downward spiral. (Photo: Bilal Hussein/AP)
Culture
9/1/2020
Lebanon: How Do The Elderly Make Ends Meet?
“We literally witnessed them walking for miles to Riad al-Solh just to eat. As they came out of their isolation and onto the streets, they began to find a voice.”
Culture
9/1/2020
10+ of the Creepiest Houses in Lebanon
Nope, it is not Halloween. (Photo: @exploringwithzaro)
Culture
9/1/2020
Living Planet: Saving Lebanon’s iconic cedars
The cedar is Lebanons national symbol — a source of identity and pride. Its featured on the countrys banknotes, its passports, and its flag. So what better image to draw Lebanese citizens into a discussion about climate change than the fate of their beloved cedar tree?
Culture
9/1/2020
Invoking Islamic tradition to save birds in Lebanon
On a Saturday in November, a small group of boys in matching royal blue shirts, the uniform of the Scouts of Lebanon, gathered beside their “hideout”: a small pine forest on the edge of town. Their mission: Collect as many spent shotgun shells as they could find in the next five minutes. (Photo: Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images)
Politics
9/1/2020
University Students and Professors Hit the Streets of Lebanon in Protest
Revolutionary students and their professors marched side by side to demand their rights. (Photo: Greg Demarque | Executive)
Culture
5/1/2020
Behind the glitz and glamour: Lebanon’s capital stripped bare in Beirut, Naked City
Ieva Saudargaite Douaihi has captured the not-so-pretty side of buildings in Beirut for her new book. (Photo: Furn Al-Hayek, Beirut by Ieva Saudargaite Douaihi)
Culture
5/1/2020
20+ Photos That Prove Lebanon is a Magical Winter Wonderland
There is magic in the land of the beauty and the mighty Cedar. (Photo: Hammana Municipality)
Politics
5/1/2020
Behind Lebanon’s protests
Protests have been sweeping the Middle East and North Africa this last year. In Lebanon they are largely about corruption, austerity and financial instability, which has its roots in a neighbouring civil war and a in foreign investment and remittances from the Lebanese diaspora. (Photo: Sam Tarling/Getty)
Culture
5/1/2020
A road-to-Damascus moment in Lebanon
It’s capital was once synonymous with war, but with its history, natural wonders and vibrant cities, Lebanon is now ready to convert travellers. (Photo: Alamy)
Politics
5/1/2020
What protests in Lebanon can tell us about inequality worldwide
Confronting inequalities is not about merely bridging gaps, it requires confronting entrenched interests. (Photo: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)
Politics
5/1/2020
Government formation in Lebanon still facing obstacles
The first week of the New Year ended without the formation of a new government to rescue Lebanon from an economic crisis. The process of forming a government still faces obstacles, including the refusal of three main parties to participate in it: The Future Movement, the Progressive Socialist Party and the Lebanese Forces Party. (Photo: Reuters)
Culture
2/1/2020
People celebrate New Year in downtown Beirut, Lebanon
See how people celebrated the New Year in the Lebanese capital. (Photo: Bilal Jawich/Xinhua)
Culture
19/12/2019
31 Lebanese Doctors Offering Free Consultations to Help Those in Need in Lebanon
Humanity has not been as powerfully alive in Lebanon as these days, and it makes us feel humbled and proud. (Photo: Qantara)
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