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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...
10 reasons to visit Erbil
The new Iraq
Always wanted to visit Iraq, but were too afraid to go because of the security issue? Erbil, in the semi-autonomous...
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...
Israeli army unloads Iran "weapons ship"
During her visit to Iran, EU's Ashton says there's no guarantee on a nuclear deal
Family of South African hostage in Yemen pleads for his release
What's fueling the Syrian conflict
The new Cold War and the Middle East
Syria or Katy Perry? Here's focusing on the wrong issues...
Famous Syrian filmmaker Mohammad Malas released
"Is this the Oscars?" asked Netanyahu
Iraq commemorates 1920 revolt against Britain in new museum
This is what the first Tunisian-made airplane looks like
Palestinian juice anyone?
Iraq oil exports hit 25-year high in February
Egypt's revolutionaries seek new ways to shift from Twitter to ballot box
The big picture you need to understand what's happening in Lebanon
With Obama as their hero, African Iraqis aim for political power
A visit to the most Arab of Turkish cities
10 reasons to visit Erbil
Indiana Jones left - it's the right time to visit Egypt