Nour Square, Tripoli (Eva Mahfouz)
Stories From The Protests: The Kindness of Strangers from Tripoli to Beirut

This revolution sparked a sense of belonging that was unfamiliar to the everyday people you find on the streets of Lebanon.

Are you in favor of a secular state? A referendum on the Lebanese identity

Lebanese citizens are demanding change, but not everyone is ready for a secular state. A referendum could help create a unified national identity.

A sign that reads "To the expats, to every tear that was shed in the airports, the revolution is for you."
Diaspora Voices: A Letter To A New Beirut

Most conversations I have these days tend to end with a general air of disappointment..

Protests in Beirut, IC article (Eva Mahfouz)
International College: Microcosm of Lebanon’s Revolution and Its Precursor

Words of caution fall off like autumn leaves draping the grounds during times of revolutionary.

President Aoun’s speech wasn’t even live

The rumours aren’t true. President Aoun is alive.

Protests in Jal El Dib, where demonstrators occupy the new bridge in Jal El DIb. (Firas El Khoury)
Lebanon Protests: What makes this revolution different

Sectarian allegiances are finally being questioned in the Lebanese protests happening across the country.

(Phil Roeder/Flickr)
Trump and the Media are Responsible for A Politicized Youth

The news has created a simpler way of discussing global matters which allows the youth –and Donald Trump– to understand politics.

Garbage crisis: Around 85 percent of Lebanon's waste goes to open dumps or landfills, even though 88 to 90 percent of it can be composted or recycled. (Infographic by Christina Atik)
Lebanese Politicians Will Never Agree On A Sustainable Solution To The Garbage Crisis

Harsh criticism or reality?

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.

Lebanese actor Ziad Itani being carried after his release in 2018. (AP Photo | Hussein Malla)
Ziad Itani, Lebanon’s torture epidemic and its frail courts

In his harrowing testimony, Ziad Itani said he was hung by his wrists for hours, kicked in the face enough to damage his teeth, and threatened with rape.