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Inside Beirut’s Most Notorious Brothels During the ‘Mad Years’

Inside Beirut’s Most Notorious Brothels During the ‘Mad Years’

Umm Walid, Marika Spiridon, Afaf, and Kuchuk Hanem… Names forever engraved in Beirut’s history, where prostitution was commonplace, attracting pleasure seekers in all their different…

Roula Sleiman: The First Female Bishop in the Middle East

Roula Sleiman: The First Female Bishop in the Middle East

For the first time historically, the male monopoly over the clergy in Eastern Christian churches has been shattered. Roula Sleiman has become the first female…

Marine Le Pen and the Veil as Political Tactic

Marine Le Pen and the Veil as Political Tactic

During French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's visit to Dar al-Fatwa in Beirut, an aide of the Grand Mufti offered her a veil (headscarf), asking…

The Syrian Embassy in Lebanon: A Kafkaesque Nightmare

The Syrian Embassy in Lebanon: A Kafkaesque Nightmare

“All the officials papers, seals, stamps, and certificates [we have to get] are no big deal; they can be easily obtained. All but the Syrian…

What the UN Really Wants to Say About Lebanon

What the UN Really Wants to Say About Lebanon

The UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights has released its concluding observations on Lebanon. The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)…

Torture and Military Trials for Civilians: A Stain on Lebanon's Rights Record

Torture and Military Trials for Civilians: A Stain on Lebanon's Rights Record

Testimonies of torture victims in the Arab world are frequent, almost to the point of being routine. Since 2011, the media was charged with an…

What does Hezbollah want?

What does Hezbollah want?

“What does Hezbollah want?” This question has been haunting the party since its creation in the early 1980s. Over the years, both friends and foes…

#Q&A_22 with Lebanese media personality Rita Khoury

#Q&A_22 with Lebanese media personality Rita Khoury

A Lebanese writer, producer, and media personality born in Beirut. She participated in “Studio al fann” TV show in 1988 and presented a talk show…

Fairuz vs. Hezbollah: A not so divine victory

Fairuz vs. Hezbollah: A not so divine victory

Last week, a group of students enrolled at the Lebanese University chose to pay tribute to a colleague of theirs, Mohammad Hamada, who was recently…

Sabah: The Iconic Singer Who Defied Tradition

Sabah: The Iconic Singer Who Defied Tradition

A seven-year-old girl enters a church in Jal El Dib near Beirut, she bares nothing in her heart but her love for God and singing.…