Lebanon

Palestine shines in global literature prizes

Poet Ghassan Zaqtan is on the longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize, a celebration of Arabic culture.

Palestinians fleeing Syria charged $400 per month to rent garages in Beirut

Moe Ali Nayel
Beirut
18 September 2014

Children of many Palestinian refugees face being denied education over the coming school year.

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.

Israeli drone conference features weapons used to kill Gaza's children

Being able to drop bombs on Palestinians makes the development of arms “more efficient,” says technology chief in Israeli military.

Gaza, from the diaspora -- part two

Jehan Bseiso
Cairo
14 August 2014

Today in Jabaliya, Khan Younis, in Rafah and Shujaiya …

Druze youth refuses to serve in Israeli military

Anan Shaheen was unexpectedly given exemption from military service.

Syria war refugees allowed in Jordan, except if they're Palestinian

Jordanian official admits demographics are behind discriminatory practices targeting Palestinians fleeing Syria.

Israel is being defeated in Gaza as it was in Lebanon

Even though it is still mercilessly killing civilians in Gaza, Israel has, in political and strategic terms, already lost the “war” it launched on Gaza on the false pretext of stopping rockets.

Lebanon breaks promise not to deport Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Beirut
10 July 2014

Victims of war remain trapped in a Kafkaesque labyrinth.

G4S hires pro-Israel professor to whitewash war crimes

Both authors of a new “independent review” commissioned by the Danish-British firm are known for their pro-Israel views.

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