Civil marriage finds its way onto the Lebanese horizon

The “Civil Love” campaign is a celebration of social union between two individuals regardless of their backgrounds. The campaign hopes to gathering people to sign the “Civil Love” declaration and urging them to spread the message of unconditional love.

Heritage Tourism in Baalbeck: A Hands-On Experience Like No Other

The Baalbeck International Festival forms a unique mode of cultural heritage tourism that allows visitors to engage with the ancient ruins physically as well as mentally.

Waynick: Simple music that comes from the heart and goes straight to it

Beirut Today interviews indie band Waynick on making easily relatable music, their debut EP and managing a band.

Stepping Up Surveillance in a World of Uncertainties: Intelligence to Preserve Liberties

The fear that these capabilities may lead to the detention of law-abiding citizens is quite acute and more amplified in the Middle East than the case in Europe or the United States.

Less hipster, more subtle dream pop: A conversation with Postcards’ Julia Sabra

Postcards on their new dream pop album, the dualities of Beirut, and the waves in the music scene.

The Role of Middle Eastern States: Elites, Interests and Policies

This international move to encourage countries to privatize what were once state-owned industries, or at least decrease their investment in such sectors, clearly impacted the livelihoods of thousands of middle class individuals in countries like Lebanon and Egypt.

The Volunteer Circle: Making Volunteer Work in Lebanon Simple

The Volunteer Circle hopes to create an easy and convenient platform to connect NGOs and volunteers.

Gizzmo on selling what’s fake, EP Easter eggs, and Beirut indie scene

Their characters are the result of distinct backgrounds that found a middle ground as Gizzmo, a band that kicked off playing Gorillaz and Air covers before creating their own music.

Cuba’s charm: Old American cars, conversations in taxis, and no WiFi

Instead of colorful shops inviting the enthusiastic tourist, you find cars. Havana is significantly lacking in shopping centers and stores. There are several shops that sell typical souvenirs, but no clothing stores.

Can you Harness Your Creativity?

“I wrote it because I know that you can harness your own natural creativity and wield it to its greatest extent. These tools will take you step by step to do just that in both your personal and professional life.”