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19 March 2016
Lebanon was a relatively welcoming place to Syrian refugees when the war started five years ago. Not so much anymore. Three Syrian women tell their stories.
12 March 2016
Eight months after taking to the streets to protest against Lebanon's mounting rubbish problem, the issue is not solved. Protesters are back on the streets today.
26 January 2016
When one former warlord endorsed another former warlord, ordinary Lebanese started sharing stories of their suffering during the civil war. Abir Ghattas and Joey Ayoub share some of those stories.
20 January 2016
25 years after the end of the civil war Lebanon remains a deeply divided country, and attempts by former warlords to paper over the past can only worsen the situation.
18 January 2016
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea has endorsed his war time rival Michel Aoun's candidacy for presidency today. Will Lebanon finally have a new president after 20 months without one?
6 January 2016
Israeli forces have shelled the southern Lebanese town of Al-Wazzani near the border between the two countries in a retaliatory attack against the political party and paramilitary group Hezbollah.
28 December 2015
The following seven stories received the most attention from audiences and also received hundreds of shares, likes and comments on social media and our site.
17 November 2015
In this episode, we talk about race, the politics of death and the unequal reactions to tragedies around the world.
Tragedy hit both Beirut and Paris, with bombings claimed by ISIS. While Parisians gets a "safety check" feature on Facebook, the Lebanese are asking why have they been left out.
14 November 2015
"We do not get a "safe" button on Facebook. We do not get late night statements from the most powerful men and women alive and millions of online users..."
29 October 2015
Every year, millions of Shia mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain bin Ali, killed 1,300 years ago. Netizens hit back on how mainstream media get it wrong.
26 October 2015
It rained in Lebanon and Beirut's rubbish, which has been pilling up alongside roads for months, turned the capital's roads into "rivers of garbage." Fears of a cholera epidemic don't...
11 October 2015
In Beirut, most people don't just speak one language, but a mix of three: English, French and Arabic. It's what many in Beirut call Lebanon's mother tongue.
8 October 2015
18 September 2015
Forty-three people were arrested in Lebanon on Wednesday for protesting against the second round of talks between political powers to end the presidential stalemate.
8 September 2015
A massive dust storm is covering countries across the Western region of the Middle East today and tomorrow. Here are some photographs of the mess.
4 September 2015
"As a grandfather, it's unbearable to see the image of that little body on a beach. Canada must act. Let’s not wait any longer."
2 September 2015
The #BuyPens campaign is a collaborative effort to help a Syrian refugee father, recently photographed selling a handful of pens in Beirut, Lebanon.
1 September 2015
Lebanese activists and members of the You Stink movement have announced an open occupation of the Ministry of Environment until their demands are met including the resignation of the minister
31 August 2015
Before the war began, Thair Orfahli studied law in Lebanon and regularly visited his family in Syria. But as the violence intensified, he decided he had to leave.