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archives archives 2015

Beirut, Paris

“These have been two horrible nights. The first took the lives of over 40 in Beirut, the second took the lives of over 100 in Paris.”

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archives archives 2015

Two Palestinian Harry Potter Fans respond to J.K. Rowling

Expressing their deep disappointment at J.K Rowling’s misleading “Culture for Coexistence” letter in The Guardian newspaper, Palestinian fans of Harry Potter have published open letters to the author of our childhood imagination.

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Netanyahu’s Hitler Speech is nothing new

Netanyahu is willing to do whatever it takes to justify ongoing Settler Colonialism in Palestine, even whitewashing Hitler.

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archives archives 2015

Dr. Rima Tarabay: Regarding the government’s waste management plan

Dr Rima Tarabay tries to shed light on the Lebanese government’s waste management plan.

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archives 2015 protests

What happened on Saturday the 22nd of August

Some info in what happened in Beirut on Saturday the 22nd of August when peaceful protestors were met with State-sanctioned Savagery

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archives 2015 protests

The What, Why and How of Saturday the 22nd’s Protest

We are doing this again. Saturday 22nd, 6pm, Riad El Solh.

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archives archives 2015

Is Lebanon Violating Syrian Refugee Rights?

Syria Deeply’s Mat Nashed calls for international assistance to help Lebanon deal with the refugee crisis.

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archives 2015 protests

What must be done/شو لازم نعمل

We are gathering this Saturday the 8th to demand nation-wide sustainable reforms. Here’s why you should join.

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archives archives 2015

List of Recycling Centers in Lebanon

“For those who were wondering, L’Orient Le Jour published this really useful guide which I’ve taken the liberty to copy below.”

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archives 2015 history

Video: Beirut in the 20s

A 1920s French video shows Beirut under the French Mandate.

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archives archives 2015

#SaudiCables: What We’re Learning about Lebanon

The #SaudiCables on Lebanon reveal widespread corruption, bribes and repeated moral bankruptcy.

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archives archives 2015

The Cosmic Dome, promoting the love of Astronomy in Lebanon

A digital planetarium that uses the most advanced 360° projection systems hopes to foster a love for Astronomy in Lebanon

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archives archives 2015

ICRC launches ‘Restoring Family Links’ for Lebanon’s Missing

The Lebanese Red Cross released a video for its Restoring Family Links project to help collect info on Lebanon’s missing

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3 Stories on Identity and Movement by Shlomo Sand

Stories of how several protagonists’ identities were created and destroyed.

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Understanding Lebanon’s Media

Trying to understand Lebanon’s Media Landscape through Nabil Dajani’s work.

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archives 2015 history

Video: What an 1980 AUB Student had to say about Lebanon

Nadia Tueni meets a student, Haitham Haddad, from the American University of Beirut (AUB) who talks to her about his love for music and his hatred of war.

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archives 2015 history

Video: Woman Dancing in Beirut (1980)

Beautiful video of a Lebanese woman dancing to the tune of a Oud in 1980

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archives archives 2015

Comedy: “Les Inconnus” on Lebanese Sectarianism

20 years ago, one French humorist trio mocked Lebanon’s Sectarianism and territorial conflicts.

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archives archives 2015

#JeSuisCharlie: Muslims have nothing to apologize for // Reading List

Asking Muslims to apologize for a bunch of criminals is outrageous, unjustifiable.

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archives archives 2015

Annahar doesn’t know Hamra, at all.

My response to a pathetic piece that appeared in Al Nahar on “Hamra turning Syrian”