Stories about Lebanon from November, 2016
Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Bans Photojournalist for this ‘Unofficial’ Photo
Hussein Baydoun was barred from photographing the PM after this image was published. Photographs he took during last year's ‘you stink’ protests against government corruption were featured in numerous outlets.
A Mother’s Fight for Her Son Exposes Lebanon’s Institutionalized Sexism
Fatima Ali Hamze was arrested for refusing to give up custody of her son, sparking what could signal a new women's rights movement in Lebanon.
Beirut Begins Destroying the City’s Last Public Beach
The people of Beirut were shocked this Saturday, when images of the city's last public beach, began circulating on social media, showing the site being destroyed by heavy construction equipment.
It Took 2.5 Years, But Lebanon Finally Has a President Again
After a 2.5-year power vacuum, Lebanon finally has a president again. But what does it mean?