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Beirut Today is an independent, community-based platform looking to create a comfortable space for back and forth discussion on the issues that matter.

Being community-based means that we believe your voice matters. If you’ve got something to say, we want to hear it.

What kind of mental health support is available to Lebanese and...

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Reports issued by the United Nations this year show that 660,000 children in Lebanon need humanitarian assistance.

We ask people in Lebanon if they’re planning to leave the...

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"We can't keep watering a dead plant," says one woman about why she's planning on leaving Lebanon.

Aya Metwalli says Bashar Suleiman raped her as well, Fatima Fouad...

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Aya Metwalli shared her testimony and also attached screenshots of her conversation with Bashar Suleiman in the days that followed.
Poster for "Who Killed Youssef Beidas?"

“Who Killed Youssef Beidas?”: A tale of neoliberalism and love

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"Who Killed Youssef Beidas?" transforms love into a commodity and reflects on today’s economic collapse by looking to the past.

Bashar Suleiman and Aya Metwalli exposed as rapists and abusers

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In accordance with our zero tolerance policy against all forms of violence, Beirut Today stands in solidarity with Fatima Fouad.

UN: Israeli forces fired the shot that killed journalist Shireen Abu...

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An independent investigation conducted by the UN found that Israeli occupation forces killed Al Jazeera TV journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Charbel and Abdo Sawma on finding freedom in jazz and synching...

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Lebanese Jazz musicians Charbel and Abdo Sawma are Beirut Today's guests for episode two of Quickfire Questions.