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.

Aerial view of a part of the human chain formed by protesters in Lebanon on October 27. (Omar El Imadi)
From Tripoli to Tyre: Protesters in Lebanon form first ever nationwide human chain

More than 170,000 people held hands to cover a 171-kilometer distance along Lebanon’s coastal roads, from Tripoli in the North to Tyre in the South.

Shot from the Jbeil protests in Lebanon. (Eva Mahfouz)
Lebanon Protests: The End of the Longstanding Resilience?

Both celebrated and cursed, the Lebanese resilience –or capacity to endure the toughest of situations.

Security forces and sectarian “thugs” crack down on protesters in Lebanon

Today marks the third day of the Lebanese protests. Yesterday night, a festive atmosphere took.

Iran’s Protests: Reclaiming the Revolution

To many nations, the 28th of December marked nothing  more than a year approaching its.

American University of Beirut Graduate Students Protesting Scholarship Termination – A Sequel

AUB students gathered on Tuesday at 11am in front of College Hall, the campus’ main.