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Zeinab Merhi
In Lebanon’s Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories. From false imprisonment to domestic abuse, the women imprisoned...
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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Danny al-Amin
Even though the amount of laurel trees have increased in the villages of Jabal Amal in South Lebanon, the amount of soap and oil made from them is...
Sunday, December 23, 2012
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Paul Karolyi
The Palestinian village of Umm al-Sahali is slowly being destroyed by the Israeli government. Home to 80 people living in 13 small houses, the...
Thursday, December 13, 2012
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Hassan Zeineddine
We, as European football players, express our solidarity with the people of Gaza who are living under siege and denied basic human dignity and...
Sunday, December 9, 2012
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Marah Mashi
Latakia – During the olive season, the women of Syria’s Mediterranean coast, of all persuasions and ranks, are peasants.
Friday, December 7, 2012
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Qassem Qassem, Robert Abdallah
When Gaza emerged victorious from the November Israeli assault, Palestinian refugees living in north Lebanon’s Baddawi Camp did not hesitate to take...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
Last summer, a team from the American University of Beirut (AUB) discovered the first Phoenician temple in Tyre. The temple was actually found forty...
Monday, December 3, 2012
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Robert Abdallah
On 21 November 2012, the night the cease-fire in Gaza was declared, the people of the Baddawi Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon did not...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
One of the oldest dwellings in Beirut has been discovered in the Sofil area of Achrafieh, a neighborhood currently at the center of a heated debate...
Monday, November 5, 2012
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