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The New Arab Staff

Dana Hourany


In the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion, incidents of PTSD in Lebanon increased, with many in the capital now seeking their futures elsewhere. For those who remain, art has helped process trauma as a joyous alternative to regular therapy.

26 August, 2021

As Lebanon suffers from more medicine shortages due to its current economic crisis, mental health patients are struggling to find their necessary drugs and are turning elsewhere for help.

20 August, 2021

In remembrance of the first anniversary of the Beirut Port blast, The New Arab speaks with some of the victims families and how they have coped with grief, loss and life.

04 August, 2021

In a city where 18 religious sects divide its people, politics, streets and even artworks, Laban looks to create what the civil war destroyed: community.

20 September, 2019