Across the last 100 years, the fate of Beirut's design scene has been inextricably linked with political realities on the ground. A new design exhibition in Belgium tells this story, and how contemporary Lebanese designers endure present stress.
Any optimism borne from Lebanon's October 2019 revolution seems to have dissipated, with most Lebanese citizens broadly apathetic about real political change in the country. The New Arab speaks with potential voters about their electoral grievances.
Lebanese activists took to the streets to denounce the country's apathy to victims of sexual harassment after a 16-year-old girl was assaulted in Tripoli. The case has reignited a long-running battle to claim justice for victims of abuse.
Lebanese women have been disproportionately affected by Lebanon's continued crises, none more so in terms of pregnancy and period products which have seen price hikes in recent months, affecting not only family planning, but women's mental health.
Amid economic ruin, Lebanon's small-scale farmers have been offered a lifeline by teaming up with a European culinary company to help ship their produce abroad. We speak with the company and Lebanese farmers about the project's goals and impact.
Beirut's Sursock Palace was one of many historical sites destroyed by the Beirut Port explosion in 2020. Now, a team of local and European cultural enthusiasts have come together to bring one of Beirut's most enchanting buildings back to life.
A new festival in Lebanon, Jeyetna, has been set up to help prevent period poverty after price hikes have caused the much-needed products to skyrocket in recent months. The New Arab speaks with the founders on its importance, and what women can do.