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Protests and government response escalate in “garbage crisis”

Anti-government protesters began a sit-in inside the Environmental Ministry building in Beirut on Tuesday, calling on minister to resign over the garbage crisis that has ignited violent protests in Beirut. The minister has refused to resign even though piles of garbage have been left uncollected for weeks since

Israel flattens Bedouin village for 78th time in 4 years

Israeli Occupation Forces on Monday razed the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the Negev Desert for the 78th time in four years, local residents said, while four Palestinian minors were detained in Jerusalem. An Araqib resident who asked to remain anonymous told Anadolu news

Jeffrey Feltman’s children: The jihadis of Lebanon

By As’ad AbuKhalil – Mon, 2014-11-10 18:40- Angry Corner One of the most under (or un) reported stories about the Middle East is the story of the rise of jihadi groups in Lebanon over the last decade. All American correspondents in Beirut are too

Iraqis prove that ISIS is a paper tiger

The Iraqis have done it at last. It took some touches at the level of organization and tactic with the guidance of General Qassem Soleimani to say that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is not invincible, that it is a bogeyman

Baalbek: The Unsolved Enigma

Baalbek is one of the most mysterious archaeological finds on Earth. Located in the fertile Bekaa valley of Lebanon, Baalbek is usually referred to as temple ruins from the Roman Empire, but its history goes back to the dawn of civilization. The specialized construction found

What is the Meaning of Life?

What is the meaning of my life? Why am I here? What is the purpose of my existence? In order to figure out the answers for these philosophical questions, we ask ourselves even more complicated ones: What is the meaning of death? What if

Dehumanized: Will Arabs Forgive Them?

He lives in a tent. He rides a camel. He carries a sword on his back. She’s a seductive belly dancer. She lives in a harem. She only exists for male pleasure. They are Arabs. The negative images of Arabs had long been emblazoned

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: A Matter of Peace or War?

“Let us, on this International Day, reaffirm our commitment to translating ‎solidarity into positive action. The international community must help steer the situation ‎towards a historic peace agreement.‎” That is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People,