Beirut under piles of uncollected rubbish

Beirut under piles of uncollected rubbish

Al Jazeera produced this article in the below mentioned website on 26 July 2015  on Beirut under piles of uncollected rubbish.  It goes on to report that: Residents are burning garbage in the streets as politicians fail to find a solution for mountains of uncollected...
Druze country Landscapes

Druze country Landscapes

The Druze constitute around three per cent of the population and are the third largest religious minority in Syria.  They are located primarily in Jabal Druze (also known as Jabal al-Arab or Jabal Hawran) on the south-western border abutting Jordan, but with...
Landscapes of Lebanon

Landscapes of Lebanon

Al Bustan The Classical Music Festival in Beirut survives war and assassinations In its 22 years, the festival has cancelled only a single concert. As its founder says: ‘Every year there’s some crisis’ and we say: “My God, are we going to carry on?” and we...
A new capital city for Lebanon

A new capital city for Lebanon

Lebanon plans new capital city Following Egypt’s example, Lebanon is planning to build a new capital city of the country.  The project of a new capital city has been initiated and $1 billion already pledged for the master plan and the acquisition of all necessary...