Bekaa

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Rameh Hamieh
Farmers in the Bekaa Valley have found a new cash crop: ostriches. Several villages in the area have established ostrich farms, claiming that the...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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Rameh Hamieh
It is no secret that the villages of the Baalbeck-Hermel region are in desperate need of updated infrastructure and public services. Most of the...
Saturday, December 29, 2012
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Afif Diab
Over the years, the Future Movement has promised to implement “urgent” development projects in the Bekaa. From water wells to infrastructure, most of...
Saturday, December 22, 2012
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Rameh Hamieh
Thousands of homes in the Bekaa Valley are illegally hooked up to the power grid, but residents accuse Lebanon’s electricity company (EDL) of failing...
Thursday, November 1, 2012
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Afif Diab
Sheikh Adnan Imama speaks to Al-Akhbar about his opposition to sectarian strife and the extremist Salafi minority, his antipathy to “political Shiism...
Friday, October 12, 2012
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Rameh Hamieh
The murder of a father and son in the town of Hadath Baalbeck over the weekend might be linked to the murder of two other members of the same family...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
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A policeman was killed and two wounded late on Thursday night in an armed ambush in Sharawina in Baalbek, the Internal Security Forces directorate...
Friday, August 31, 2012
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Nicolas Abu Rjeili
In the past, poplar trees were planted just for their beauty. Houses surrounded their fences with them, to create a beautiful view and some shade....
Saturday, July 14, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
In July 2011, Lebanese artist Daniele Genadry traced the route of the defunct rail line between Beirut and Riyaq in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. The...
Monday, June 4, 2012
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