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Lebanon

Human Rights Religion

A Woman Seeks Freedom From the Hijab

Sandra El Azki | 06 Jul 2018

For some women wearing a headscarf is a sign of religious devotion, but for others it feels confining.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

What Science Says About Getting Good Sleep

Benjamin Plackett | 27 Jun 2018

Sleep scientists say research points to specific measures people can take to get a better night’s rest.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Sleepless in Beirut: A Health Risk

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Jun 2018

The Lebanese capital comes alive at night, but experts warn that too many late nights come with health risks.

Literature & Translation Politics Research Social Sciences

A Scholar Who Has Explored Arab History Widely

Motiaa Hallak | 25 Jun 2018

A Lebanese researcher has wandered throughout Arab history during his extensive career and examined the region’s relationship with Ottoman rulers and European ideas.

Data & Surveys Development Politics

Arab Youth See Region Adrift, Survey Finds

Edward Fox | 29 May 2018

An annual poll of young Arab men and women provides private data for policy makers and a public report that reads the pulse of youth opinion in the region.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

An Arab Researcher Seeks Solutions to Urban Pollution

Benjamin Plackett | 24 May 2018

Even simple strategies, like getting older cars off the streets, could save lives, says a scientist who looks for “realistic” solutions.

Arts & Culture Students

Zajal, a Folk Poetry Form, Reaches a New Generation

Edward Fox | 18 May 2018

Students compete in eloquence in the country’s first academic competition in traditional Lebanese folk poetry.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Publishing

An Increasingly Popular Cultural Lens: Arabic Literature

M. Lynx Qualey | 16 May 2018

A researcher finds that more professors are teaching Arabic literature in translation, in courses sprinkled around the world. The next step, she says, is for the teachers to learn from each other.

Internet Publishing Research

Portal Gives Researchers More Public Exposure

Malak Makki | 08 May 2018

A new project is building an open archive of research projects in the Arab region, to make that knowledge more available to the public.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.




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