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Lebanon's biospheres of sorrow

05 October, 2017

Comment: The health of Lebanon's environment is inextricably linked to that of its people. The government is destroying them both, writes Myra Al-Rahim.

Yemeni boy hangs himself over 'lack of Eid clothes'

30 August, 2017

A 12-year-old Yemeni boy has become the latest victim in a wave of suicides in the poverty-stricken country, where a war has killed thousands and fuelled a humanitarian crisis.

Politics and garbage: Lebanese troubles trend on Twitter

16 August, 2017

The Lebanese twitterati took to the social networking site to share their problems with the trending hashtag #WhatAreLebaneseProblems.

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.

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