How to Stay Safe During Protests

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, you know that protests have broken out in Beirut in an attempt to combat the trash crisis. Now, as citizens call for the resignation of...

 

It's About So Much More Than Garbage: Nadine Moussa Talks #Tol3itRee7itkom

After having previously spoken to Nadine Moussa about her prospects as a presidential candidate, Beirut.com met up with the lawyer and political activist for her take on Tol3et Ree7etkom’s...

 

In Photos: Beirut.com Covers Tol3it Ree7itkon

Beirut.com has been closely following the #Tol3itRee7itkom protests in Downtown Beirut, here are some photos from events that took place on Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23.

 

Photos From Yesterday's Demonstrations: Beirut.com Covers Tol3it Ree7itkon

Editor’s note: When we originally started work on this piece, we hadn’t envisioned that it would turn violent. We sincerely hope everyone pictured below is uninjured and thank them for their...

 

Three People on Leaving Lebanon (and Reaching Their Breaking Point)

Security issues, long-standing political stagnation, lack of job opportunities, and a seemingly perpetual economic slump; any way you look at it, Lebanon has been put through the wringer for years....

 

Things We Wish for Lebanon in 2014

In the spirit of solidarity and togetherness, we’ve scoured the streets to ask people this one question: what gift do you wish for Lebanon in 2014. We chose Hamra as our starting point, and...

 

Five New Year's Resolutions for Lebanon

1. Halt the Honk (Photo via carlamaree.com) So it’s fun every once in a while to blare up our radios to “Tee Rash Rash” or “Zamir ya Tawil l 3omir” and yes, it’s even more fun to...

 

Five Common Lebanese Excuses

If you're Lebanese, you've probably used at least one of these excuses within the past week. Whether you're skipping a meeting, avoiding some annoying friends, escaping family get togethers or just...

 

How You Can Help Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Cold weather conditions were reportedly responsible for the deaths of four Syrian infants in Arsal and Akroum last week, following the arrival of the winter storm, Alexa, in Lebanon. Oxfam says...

 

Six Ways to Donate in December