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Lebanon has a racism problem

A Syrian refugee child holds a bread at a camp for Syrian refugees near the town of Qab Elias, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, August 8, 2017 [Jamal Saidi/Reuters] President Michel Aoun told the United Nations General Assembly last month that Lebanon [Read story...]

Syrians build new lives in post-conflict Abkhazia

Omar Shakouj remembers the day his family arrived in Abkhazia, a Georgian-claimed breakaway territory on the Black Sea , as they fled the war in Syria. It was supposed to be his ancestral homeland – Shakouj's forebears left the region in the 19th [Read story...]

Abu Dhabi man accused of selling sorcery for cash

File: In this Thursday, April 1, 2010 file photo, activists from a civil organization reenact an execution scene in front of the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, as they protest a possible beheading of a Lebanese man accused of witchcraft in [Read story...]

Aub O U O Usu U

The 2017/2018 edition of the QS Arab Region University Rankings has placed the American University of Beirut in the first position among 1,000 universities in the Arab world. This is the first time that AUB holds this position. [Read story...]

U.S.-Backed Forces Capture Raqqa From ISIS

A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces as the group cleared the last positions on the front line in Raqqa. The American-backed militia group, made up of Syrian Kurds and Arabs, announced that it had taken full control of the area after a months-lon [Read story...]

The Beirut Spy: Shula Cohen

At 16, she was married off to a wealthy Lebanese Jewish businessman, Josef Kishik, and Jewish people are raised to think of a Mossad spy as a superhero, capable of doing anything, anywhere and by any means. The idea is instilled in every Israeli from [Read story...]