Awkward: Man beats wife at Beirut Women's Marathon
A Lebanese man 'beats' his wife at a marathon to raise awareness for women. (YouTube)
About the M&C Saatchi staged stunt at the Beirut Women's Marathon
I think the stunt shows clearly that it is much easier to pretend to care, to wash the guilt from the conscience, to be a slacktivist, as opposed to really do something on the ground.
Memorial Day: An open letter to Israel's defense minister from a bereaved brother
As Israel marks Memorial Day, the brother of Tamar Ben Eliahu, who was killed in a Jerusalem bus bombing during the Second Intifada, has decided to speak out against a government that isn’t willing to ’take brave steps toward bringing peace and quiet.’
Source: 972 Mag
Syria: Love in the Time of Tyranny
"Wherever I look among the details of violence, blood and death in Syria, I come across crazy stories of love, brave as a rose stubbornly growing, despite the weeds and thorns trying to suffocate it."
Source: Global Voices Online
What the government is not telling you about the beaches
Are Lebanon's beaches safe for swimming? The official answer to this question is about as murky as the waters.
Source: Beirut Report