Everyday, Arab Women are Told Who They Can and Can’t Be!

I love this campaign. It's basically a video portraying more than 20 Arab women coming from different walks of life to celebrate difference and uniqueness. Unfortunately, we are still very far from achieving gender equality in the Arab World and women in the Arab World and more specifically in Lebanon are still treated as second-class citizens and are still victims of abuse and domestic violence. Check out the video:
Lebanon

The Narrow Streets of Bourj Hammoud

10 months ago
via OldBeirut Bourj Hammoud used to be a huge garden back in the 1920s before thousands of Armenian refugees began arriving in Beirut and settling in refugee camps on the outskirts of the city. What ...
Critiques

Beirut’s Raouché Rock Lit Up with Lebanese & Belgian Flags

10 months ago
The Raouché rock in Beirut was lit up with the Lebanese and Belgian flags, in solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attacks that hit Brussels few days ago. Beirut’s Pigeon Rock was also illuminated ...
Humor

Lebanese Finally Agree On Something: Thank you Ahlam!

10 months ago
I’ve been reading for the past half hour the replies to Ahlam following her ill-mannered tweets against the Lebanese media and people and I can’t stop laughing! That’s not the first time she insults Lebanese ...
Information

People in Lebanon Getting Happier

10 months ago
The 2016 World Happiness Report is out and Lebanon has surprisingly gained 10 spots. “GDP per capita” is still the most important explanatory variable in determining national happiness, followed by healthy life expectancy and social ...
Art

Google is Celebrating Iconic Arab Poet Nizar Qabbani

10 months ago
Google is celebrating Nizar Qabbani’s 93rd through a series of four different doodles. Nizar Qabbani, considered the titan of Arab literature, is one of the most revered contemporary poets in the Arab world. The doodles ...
Lebanon

The Week Middle East: Is Lebanon Sinking?

11 months ago
The Week Middle East featured our PM Tamman Salam on its cover page with the title “Is Lebanon Sinking?” in reference to the ongoing garbage crisis. I tried looking for the magazine but couldn’t find ...
Art

Tripoli’s Fayha Choir Won “Choir of The Year” in Dubai

11 months ago
Photo Credits: Natheer Halawani The Fayha Choir, from Tripoli Lebanon, won during the weekend “The Choir of The Year” award at the Choir Fest Middle East 2016. ChoirFest Middle East is an annual festival in ...
Critiques

Lebanese Expats are Being Punished By The Lebanese State, not Saudi Arabia

11 months ago
via AlAraby Saudi Arabia decided to freeze the delivery of nearly $4 billion of grants to Lebanon last week, then it warned its citizens not to travel to Lebanon, followed by Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, ...
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