Lebanon

Photos

Inside the Private Spaces Women Can Call Their Own

Rania Matar's photos of teen girls in their bedrooms celebrate similarities between America and the Middle East.
Elyssa Goodman
1.31.18
Photos

Sun-Kissed Film Photos Show Youth Blooming in Beirut

Gogy Esparza and Jey Perie show the universality and complexity of youth culture through objective portrayals of Lebanese youth.
Andrew Nunes
6.12.17
Art

GIFs Capture Syria's Neighbors Surviving the Civil War

The Red Cross designed an interactive webpage filled with cinemagraphs to look in-depth at the residents of Tripoli called Syria Street.
Andrew Nunes
1.17.17
Stuff

My Search for the Islamist Terrorists Who Kidnapped My Dad

Months before I was born, my father was kidnapped at gunpoint in Beirut.
Sulome Anderson
9.28.16
deep dive

How the Private Party Scene is Democratizing the Dancefloor in Beirut

The nightlife scene has also become a powerful lobby of liberal, tolerant, young Lebanese born after the country's devastating civil war.
Gino Raidy
6.28.16
Features

How the Syrian War Has Changed the Face of Beirut’s Club Scene

Lebanon embraces more casual nightlife as a proxy war and travel ban impacts the bottom line of the country's ultra-luxious clubs.
Stephanie d'Arc Taylor
6.17.16
Photo

Looking for Identity with Magnum Photographer Patrick Zachmann

Patrick Zachmann, Words by Julie Le Baron
2.3.16
Art

Meet the Artist Blending Fact and Fiction in Lebanese History

Walid Raad’s MoMA Survey highlights the artist’s 25 year-long career of questioning historical narratives.
Andrew Nunes
11.3.15
News

Meeting the Syrian Refugees Leaving Lebanon for Europe

Lebanon has taken in 1 million Syrians displaced by the war raging in their home country. Now, thousands are leaving every day on ferries for Europe.
Martin Armstrong
9.18.15
Travel

Inside the Lebanese Camps Where Syrian Refugees Are Struggling to Eke Out a Living

While Europe debates the stream of refugees crossing its borders, the situation for the more than 1 million Syrians living in Lebanon is growing increasing dire.
Sulome Anderson
9.16.15
News

My Dad's Long, Frustrating Battle with the US Government to Learn About His Own Kidnapping

My dad was a journalist when he was kidnapped by Islamic militants in Beirut in 1985, three months before I was born. But it's American laws that have made figuring out what happened a nightmare.
Sulome Anderson
6.6.15
Film

Filmmaker Reimagines His Youth in Beirut Through a Surreal Animated Short Film

"Waves '98" is the first time a Lebanese film has been selected to compete in the Cannes Film Festival's Official Selection since 1991.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.5.15
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