Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi passed away Monday after collapsing during a court hearing. (Sean Gallup | Getty Images)
Mohammad Morsi in life and death mirrors wider Arab agonies

Mohammad Morsi was much more significant than being a legitimately-elected president who was overthrown. His life and death tell a bigger Arab tale.

Man walking in Raqqah | August 2012. (Beshr Abdulhadi)
Noha’s Journey From Raqqah to Bekaa, And From Violence to a Healthy Upbringing

We were asked to dig into our memories and remember scenes from our childhood. That’s when the image of my father hitting me came to me.

The work of Marlene Juliane, an illustrator based in Germany, often redefines femininity using nudity and body hair.
The Artists of Instagram on the Real Women of the World

It’s high time that hegemonic “feminine” standards are ousted by the realities of what it means to be a woman. Marlene Juliane’s art does that.

Here’s What Beirut Jam Sessions Is Like After Seven Years of Music, Filming, and Business

We sat down with the co-founders of Beirut Jam Sessions for their seventh year anniversary.

Lebanese veterans strike in opposition of the new austerity measures taken by the Lebanese political class. (People's Dispatch)
How the Lebanese Political Class Frames the Economy

The debate on austerity measures is heating up, and the positions of different Lebanese political forces are questionable.

Why Do We Hate Syrian Refugees? Refugees=Partners Counters Stereotypes with Facts

Politicians wear xenophobia like a mask, promoting it to the public to hide the ugly truth of how their own shortcomings affect citizens.

Jowan Safadi: The Trials and Tribulations of Being An Arab Artist

In Jowan Safadi, radical art meets radical politics. The Palestinian musician makes provocative and accessible political music that’s much lacking in the Arab world.

Lebanese University strike
Students at the Lebanese University haven’t had courses in three weeks

Professors at the Lebanese University are on strike, demanding their rights from the government but putting the futures of students at risk. Students react:

Eviction, Discrimination, and Legality: How Lebanon and its Municipalities Are Dealing With Syrian Refugees

At least 3,664 Syrian nationals were evicted by 13 municipalities around Lebanon between 2016 and 2018. Another 42,000 remain at risk of being homeless. But some municipalities have fared better.

Camp Claude interviewed by Beirut Today
Quickfire Questions: Camp Claude talks music, movies, and Beirut

France-based Camp Claude’s Diane Sagnier talks about Beirut and her electropop music in a round.