Civil War

The Archivists of Lebanon’s Amnesia

The Archivists of Lebanon’s Amnesia

The work of Khamissy, Hadla, and others fills a huge gap and is crucial for any form of genuine reconciliation and sustainable state-building in Lebanon, a fragmented country constantly on the brink. However, the country’s ruling class — its warlords and businessmen-turned-politicians and their cronies — aren’t too pleased.

Present at the Creation of the Syrian Revolution

Witnessing the Syrian Uprising Unfold

Studying Arabic in Syria gave one student a first-hand perspective on the tensions and grievances of living in the country. But he could never have predicted how rapidly early protests would give way to a civil war.

It Felt Like Love

It Felt Like Love

It felt like love, that initial part of the thawra. Like love, there was a total transformation of consciousness from the solitary I to the rapturous we, only here we was the people, al-shaab, al-shaab al-lubnani.

Lina Mounzer