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Beirut's soulful Sunday Souk
Sunday afternoon is the only time a drive through Beirut could be leisurely; the streets are a terrible stressor on any other day of the week. On Sunday, they are...
A chat with the Beirut Street Photographers
Though more and more of us are opting for smartphone "photography", there are those few who realize that letting go of the camera strap has immense creative consequences....
Hamra – Beirut’s Comeback Kid
This article is part of Your Middle East's series "My favorite neighborhood in…".
Anghami mobile app beats music piracy in the Middle East
With 20,000 new users per day, the Arab music-streaming startup Anghami is challenging giants like Spotify.
The annual TEDxBeirut hype
On November 17, the second TEDxBeirut conference will take place at the UNESCO palace. I’ve watched TED (note the absence of the x) talks online. To attend...
Young Lebanese wine becomes supermarket staple
Long gone are the days when Lebanese wine-buyers had a handful of varieties to chose from. Perhaps it is the worldwide success of Chateau Musar that has spurred...
In multilingual Beirut, publishing houses overlook English readers
While Arabic is the official language in Lebanon, many Lebanese pride themselves on being fluent in French and English. Yet, Beirut’s thriving book industry is...
Saudi campaign + Bob Marley = "No woman, no drive"
The #women2drive campaign for women's right to join the busy Saudi roads has taken a rather unusual turn....
Groovy Tunisian cover of Daft Punk's hit "Get Lucky"
The major hit "Get Lucky" has received a new audience in Tunisia. Take a listen!
Five inspiring Arab fashion designers
These designers have one thing in common – they all challenge conventional ideas about fashion...
Saudi opens luxury rehab centre for Al-Qaeda militants
Saudi Arabia is hoping to wean jailed Al-Qaeda militants off religious extremism with counselling,...
Atiaf Zaid Alwazir: The flawed media narrative on Yemen
“Reading mainstream media, one imagines that AQAP has taken over the entire country and that most Yemenis...
The ties that bind Obama to Bush run across the Middle East
The U.S. response to the Arab Spring has exacerbated anti-American sentiments in the region, weakened...
Experts to thrash out workings of Iran nuclear deal
Netanyahu missing Mandela memorial for cost reasons
Dutch premier's Israel trip hit by Gaza row
Solar would be Cheaper: US Pentagon has spent $8 Trillion to Guard Gulf Oil
When journalists get it wrong – reporting the Kurdish tragedy
Friedman’s “The Other Arab Awakening” explained
US singer wows in Arabs Got Talent reality show
Dubai festival opens with award-winning Palestinian film
Iran arrests popular underground singer Amir Tataloo
Poverty in Israel high despite strong economy
From Stressed to Success: A Middle East Bank’s Turnaround
OPEC to sit tight over oil output on supply strains
Photos from the #StreetsOfMENA
5 health threats facing the Middle East
We want your photos from the #STREETSOFMENA
The day I discovered the mystery of Algiers
Ephesus – history in wonderland
Qatar Airways joins Oneworld alliance