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Mia Khalifa is auctioning glasses from porn to raise money for Beirut

The 'infamous' pair of glasses is going for $100K.

On Aug 12, 2020 by Samantha Shaps

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QAnon has an anti-Semitic theory behind the Beirut explosion

The family doesn't own a single bank in Lebanon, let alone that one.

On Aug 5, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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No, the explosion in Beirut was not ‘atomic’

Nuclear weapons experts tell the Daily Dot why the explosion was not 'atomic.'

On Aug 4, 2020 by Mikael Thalen


Government officials are reportedly targeting protesters via WhatsApp

Protests in Lebanon exploded over a tax on the app's use.

On Mar 9, 2020 by Samira Sadeque


Major protests in Lebanon triggered by plan to tax WhatsApp calls

The proposed tax has resulted in protests against corruption and economic woes.

On Oct 20, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Beirut-based artist throws Disney princess party for refugees

Life may be bleak, but one artist wanted to give these children a chance to dream.

On Mar 7, 2016 by Marisa Kabas

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Child marriage is legal in Lebanon, and this video wants to stop it

An adult man and his child bride appear in provocative human rights video.

On Feb 18, 2016 by Catherine Scott

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Campaign raises more than $120,000 for Syrian refugee who was selling pens to survive

#BuyPens connected strangers.

On Aug 29, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Beirut protester dance-bombs a live news broadcast

It's never a bad idea to get down—even as the city burns.

On Aug 24, 2015 by Feliks Garcia

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This dating app is the Middle East’s answer to Tinder

Matchmallows wants to help alleviate the pressure of online dating.

On Aug 13, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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Cat walks onstage during classical concert, to the delight of audience and performers

The pied orchestra of AUB have a new audience.

On Aug 10, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Lebanese celebrities come together to promote LGBT rights

Middle Eastern celebrities came together to celebrate gay rights in this inspiring video.

On May 13, 2015 by Curt Hopkins

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A female Lebanese news anchor was told to shut up—here’s what she did instead

Rima Karaki is making a name for herself as a take-no-prisoners host.

On Mar 6, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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International tensions flare over Miss Israel’s selfie with Miss Lebanon

The conflict between the two nations even made its way to the Miss Universe pageant.

On Jan 18, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Distracting iPad causes evacuation at major airport

If you see something, swipe something.

On Sep 30, 2014 by Miles Klee