Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay: Students in Lebanon are Protesting Again

Students and parents in Lebanon are mobilizing with Mada, the independent student network, against the.

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.

Protest in Lebanon following the death of prominent political journalist Samir Kassir in 2005. Since 1992, nine journalists have been killed in Lebanon.(Ramzi Haidar | Getty Images)
Exiled Journalists in Lebanon Usually Fear For Their Safety And Seek Refuge Elsewhere

“I do not feel safe here. After receiving too many threats on social media or over the phone, I stopped publishing.”

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.

Panel discussion at the first Refugees=Partners conference. (Refugees=Partners)
Refugees=Partners: Better refugee policies can benefit both Syrians and Lebanese host communities

That’s not all: Syrian refugees are actually filling some of the gaps in the Lebanese economy, as opposed to competing with the Lebanese workforce.

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

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

Why Lebanon Should Invest in Women’s Labor Force Participation

Arab leaders continue to overlook one structural reform that would undoubtedly strengthen their economies: the full integration of women in the labor force.

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.