Beirut

Threatened photographs are window on historic Palestine

A newly-digitized collection of images reveals long-lost details of daily life in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Why is the Jewish Agency's Avi Mayer obsessed with race?

Claims that Israel is a “shining city on a sand dune” echo the prejudice of Zionism’s founding father Theodor Herzl.

Visualizing the discrimination faced by Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

Moe Ali Nayel
6 March 2014

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon remain barred from 70 professions.

A bitter-sweet glimpse into what Jerusalem might have been

Sarah Irving
25 February 2014

Wasif Jawhariyyeh’s memoirs indicate that Jews, Muslims and Christians enjoyed good relations before Israel was established.

After glorification of Sharon, only boycott can reveal Israel's truth

Richard Irvine
21 January 2014

What Sharon’s victims deserved, and never received, was justice and restitution.

Lebanon charges punitive registration fees to Palestinians fleeing Syria war

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Beirut
8 January 2014

A family of five has to shell out $1,000 for basic papers, an expense few of the destitute refugees can afford.

1970s film of Palestinian struggle in Lebanon restored

Maureen Clare Murphy
Chicago
17 November 2013

Emily Jacir and Monica Maurer create homage to victims of massacre in Tel al-Zaatar refugee camp.

Palestinians caught "between two fires" in Syria, says refugee

Patrick O. Strickland
Texas
5 July 2013

Opposition fighters expelled Palestinian refugee’s 86-year-old mother from Yarmouk camp home.

Palestinian refugee who fled Syria recounts outpouring of support from EI readers

Medical expenses of injured son of Palestinian woman who fled Syria paid for by compassionate strangers.

Why aren't Israeli F-16s over Beirut headline news?

Moe Ali Nayel
Beirut
24 May 2013

When Israel claims to shoot down a drone, it is front-page news; when Israel invades Lebanese airspace, it is unreported.

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