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Greenpeace, Mashrou' Leila team-up to detox Beirut's plastic binge

06 August, 2017

On Saturday, activists led a high-profile clean-up along one of Beirut's last non-privatised beaches, enlisting the help of Lebanese alt-rock band Mashrou Leila.

Mistreatment of refugees has a long history in Europe

21 June, 2017

Society: As World Refugee Day passes yet again with no change in the condition of most refugees, it's time to remind ourselves of the horrors unfolding right on our doorstep.

Cholera leaves Yemeni hospitals in constant 'code black'

15 June, 2017

At least one patient is admitted to hospital in Yemen every minute with cholera.

Video: Lebanon admits to dumping garbage into the sea

14 June, 2017

A Lebanese minister has acknowledged that his government's main solution to a long-standing rubbish crisis is to dump it straight into the sea.

This 81-year-old Lebanese woman solved her village's trash crisis

09 June, 2017

Amid corruption and nepotism, one villager in south Lebanon took it upon herself to deal with her village's trash crisis, spreading a grassroots movement across the country.

Israel axes plans to clean Jerusalem beyond barrier

30 May, 2017

Ever since the Israeli cabinet approved to build the separation barrier in 2002, Israel’s Jerusalem Municipality began to lessen its services to parts of East Jerusalem, creating a sanitation crisis

Cholera 'epidemic' looms over Sana'a amid waste-collection crisis

07 May, 2017

According to local reports, the number of cholera cases in Sana’a has risen to 218 across various districts and four deaths have been recorded.

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's underground hero

23 March, 2017

Meet the rapper whose music was forged in the crucible of the Arab Spring - even though he hates the term.

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's undergound hero

17 March, 2017

Meet the rapper whose music was forged in the crucible of the Arab Spring - even though he hates the term.

Recycling in Beirut falls to activists and refugees

19 January, 2017

Social enterprises and those who have no other options are stepping in to help sort out Lebanon's recycling in the wake of the garbage crisis, reports Clare Maxwell.

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