Beirut

Julie for Prime Minister

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The Top 10 Reasons my four-week-old niece Julie would make a great Lebanese Prime Minister are…

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Kulluna lil watan

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It’s Independence Day, when Lebanese of all reli­gious, polit­i­cal, and ide­o­log­i­cal back­grounds sing the National Anthem. However the dif­fer­ences arise when we’re asked what that means.

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A Road to Damascus

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Set in con­tem­po­rary Beirut, A Road to Damascus is a faux-thriller about a reclu­sive botanist who wit­ness­es a polit­i­cal mur­der and is drawn into a per­son­al inves­ti­ga­tion. Read the first chap­ter of Meedo’s upcom­ing nov­el.

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Stranded

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A house is strand­ed on a hill­side in Achrafieh between Geitawi and Bourj Hammoud. Between the growl­ing high­way and mean­der­ing stair­case. Between innards of shat­tered glass and vis­tas of paint­ed sails. Between long­gone yes­ter­days and notyet tomor­rows. Stranded between here and nowhere.

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The Results

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There are two words a Lebanese pho­tog­ra­ph­er dreads more than any else.

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An Experiment

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I don’t know what the dic­tio­nary def­i­n­i­tion of an exper­i­ment is, but mine is to toss in a few con­stants with one or two vari­ables, and observe the (unpre­dictable) results.

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