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Lebanon

Country archive · 363 posts


Latest stories about Lebanon

14 April 2014

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Syria: From Inventor to Laborer

The story of Ismail al-Shimali exposes the Baathist mechanisms of diminishing any possibility for scientific or cultural development in Syria.

27 March 2014

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Lebanese Launch Campaign in Support of Syrians Facing Racism

People in Lebanon joined hands to call for an end of racism towards Syrian refugees in their country, writes Joey Ayoub. "Our home is yours," they said.

22 March 2014

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Six Women Held as Slaves in Southern Lebanon

Ivory Coast-based news site Koaci.com has uncovered the story of six women in southern Lebanon who were kept slavery-like conditions. Lebanese blogger Joey Ayoub draws attention to their plight.

28 February 2014

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Lebanese Blogger Discusses Women's Rights with First Lady

Lebanese blogger Mario Macaron sent an open letter addressed to Lebanon's First Lady, Wafaa Sleiman, on the issue of Women's Rights - and got a response, reports Joey Ayoub

18 February 2014

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New Lebanese Government met with Skepticism

When Lebanese politicians announced their new government, Lebanon's online community responded with indifference, mockery and skepticism.

14 February 2014

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Crowdfunding Campaign to Restore Lebanon's Second Largest Library a Success

Sectarianism aside, 298 donors from all sects raised $35,000 online to help restore a Tripoli library burned down by Islamic fundamentalists in Lebanon.

11 February 2014

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In Support of Lebanese Skier Jackie Chamoun

Lebanon's netizens found themselves having to defend Jackie Chamoun, Lebanon's Alpine Skier representative at the Soshi Olympics, after pictures of a past photoshoot in which she posed topless were released...

9 February 2014

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“I Am Alive” App Allows Lebanese to Reassure Each Other After Explosions

The Lebanese seem to have gotten so used to bombs that an app dedicated to letting your loved ones know you're alive seems inevitable.

29 January 2014

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Lebanon: New Stamp to Commemorate Armenian Genocide

Lebanon will have a new national stamp released to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. The announcement was made by Minister of Telecommunications Nicolas Sehnaoui on Twitter.

3 January 2014

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Lebanon: I Am Not A Martyr

Lebanon's #NotaMartyr campaign pays tribute to innocent victims of violence and to show that the Lebanese want change.

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