Egyptian rock band Massar Egbari. (Courtesy of Massar Egbari)
On Egyptian Rock N’ Activism: We talked to Massar Egbari at their Beirut concert

Five Egyptian musicians walk into Bayt Em Nazih and set the crowd on fire with their unique blend of rock and social activism.

Beirut’s historic landmarks between resilience and destruction: the case of Vendome Stairs

In recent years, several civil society groups have fought to protect what little is left of public spaces in Beirut.

Lyrics from Mashrou' Leila's Tayf (Ghost). (Christina Atik | Beirut Today)
Thousands protest Mashrou’ Leila cancellation through massive concert in Beirut

Thousands stood in solidarity with Mashrou’ Leila, following the cancellation of their concert at the.

Redefining Drag: The Political, Fierce, and Daring Arab Perspective

Rather than imitating the West, the Arab community has turned drag into its own.

Lebanese musician and singer Marcel Khalife opening the 2019 Baalbeck International Festival. (EPA)
The Politics Behind Marcel Khalife Skipping The National Anthem And The Public’s Reaction

In response to his critics, Marcel Khalife released a statement protesting the situation the country is in because of the current political leadership.

Video: Red Bull Cliff Diving Lands In Beirut

In the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series that landed in Beirut this month, 24.

Day-trip to Byblos. (Rabail Habib, 10 July 2019)
International UWC camp unites young people around the Mediterranean

An international camp boosting intercultural dialogue gathered talented young people from around the world in the Lebanese village of Laqlouq.

Mashrou' Leila poster for the Byblos International Festival.
People Are Threatening Mashrou’ Leila with Bullets Before Their Concert At the Byblos International Festival

They’re also calling for the cancellation of Mashrou’ Leila’s concert for a song that “insults religion” but was released four years ago.

Disused train and car against a Beirut map backdrop (By Cynthia Nahhas)
Toot Toot A’ Beirut: The Past and Present of Lebanese Public Transportation

If our public transportation systems were regularly updated and maintained, residents might begin to use them by want rather than need.

Protesting the Bisri Dam (ejatlas.org)
The Bisri Dam Project in Lebanon is a “Ticking Atomic Bomb”

Despite the benefits that the CDR is promising from the Bisri Dam project, environmental activists are not convinced and for good reason.