Watching Brexit from 3,000 miles away
Commentary: When the biggest-selling newspapers in the country print stories every day about how immigrants are taking people’s jobs, it has a cumulative effect.
Suicide bombings hit Lebanon village near Syria
Two waves of suicide bombings struck a mainly Christian village near Lebanon's border with war-ravaged Syria on Monday, killing and wounding several people before dawn and in the evening.
Partying in Lebanon means shooting guns in the air — even though it kills people
It’s illegal. It’s also deadly. But at graduations, birthdays, weddings, funerals — even when a politician speaks on TV — firing guns into the air is a favorite way to celebrate.
Never waste a good waste crisis: Beirut's trash woes give birth to recycling
Household recycling was virtually unknown in Lebanon until Beirut's trash crisis began last year. One activist saw an opportunity for people to think differently about waste.
Immigrant house cleaners and caregivers unionize and take on their bosses
Lebanon's migrant domestic workers' union appears to be the first of its kind in the Middle East.
It took this man 10 years to realize he was living in a synagogue
Jihad Al-Mohammed moved to Sidon in southern Lebanon in 1990. He didn't notice that the abandoned building he moved into had Hebrew letters on the wall.
A quiet revolution is beginning in Beirut
The Lebanese capital's "rivers of trash" are finally beginning to have an impact on the political order: An upstart movement just made a significant dent in the mainstream parties'
Hezbollah says Islamist extremists killed military chief in Syria
Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah on Saturday blamed Sunni extremists for killing its top military commander in Syria and vowed to keep fighting to defend President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
You can still take the bus into Syria, even to ISIS-held areas
Despite civil war in Syria, and airstrikes by US, Russian and Syrian jets, bus service continues to towns and cities across the country.
It's not unusual to transport 'dummy' Hellfire missiles on civilian flights
This is the story of one such trip, and the unfortunate panic it caused.
The refugee crisis is turning more girls into child brides
For many parents, it is a desperate measure sought in extreme circumstances.
Here’s one country where you can’t go see ‘Spotlight’
It won two Oscars, but it will not be in the theaters here.
A long river of trash runs through a Beirut suburb
Why is Lebanon's cosmopolitan capital such a stinking mess?
Beirut is bracing itself for another trash-pocalypse
The city's waste management firm has threatened to stop collecting garbage.
Export solution to Lebanon's trash crisis scrapped
US-LEBANON-RUBBISH:Export solution to Lebanon's trash crisis scrapped
Garlic is keeping this Syrian refugee family alive
That's because they peel it — a lot of it — to sell. 'It’s time consuming,' says Ghadir. 'We work in the winter and the summer.'
Lebanon doesn't want Syrian refugees getting too comfortable, even in winter
The country refuses to set up permanent camps for the hundreds of thousands fleeing war next door.
Straight Outta Syria: Meet the young refugee rappers with a message
Some 200,000 Syrian refugee children remain out of school in Lebanon alone.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon are being forced underground
A new report says visa rules introduced last year in Lebanon are forcing Syrian refugees into the shadows.
How the hero of the Beirut bombing saved so many lives in a split second
'The kids and I are all doing fine. He made us proud, put our heads up high, what more do I need? He gave me dignity, pride, and respect.'
After the Beirut bombings, here’s how Lebanon responded to the Paris attacks
'Even among my people, there is a sense that we are not as important, that our lives are not as worthy.'
A father's split-second heroism saved countless lives in another terror attack, in Beirut
Adel Termos, a Beirut resident out with his young daughter, witnessed a horrific bombing on Thursday. Then he made a split-second decision that saved countless lives.
Southern Beirut residents are dazed but defiant after Islamic State bombings
'Whatever happens I am staying in the neighborhood. This only makes me more stubborn to stay.'
Witnesses to the Beirut bombings describe carnage in the street
'My friend saw the second guy and tried to stop him. He wrapped his arms around him and then it exploded.'
Twin bombings kill at least 37 in Beirut's first attacks since 2014
Beirut’s southern suburbs, home to a large Shia population, were the target of a number of attacks last year by radical militant groups from Syria.
What Jeb Bush doesn't know about Lebanon
The Republican candidate for US president thinks Lebanon is as bad for Christians these days as Syria. He's wrong.
Rivers of garbage threaten to turn Beirut’s waste crisis into a public health emergency (VIDEO)
Lebanon's health minister has warned that the country has reached 'danger point.'
A daily hustle to survive: This is the life of a Syrian refugee
The often unbearable existence of a Syrian refugee drives some to unthinkable acts.
One village in Lebanon hosts as many Syrian refugees as the entire United States
Lebanon is currently home to well more than a million Syrian refugees.
A deadly sandstorm is sweeping across the Middle East
In Syria, the storm was reported to have stalled government airstrikes on rebel areas due to poor visibility.
A photo tour of Beirut’s pop-up Christian shrines
Lebanon remains a hospitable place for Christians, home to at least eight different sects.