Beirut Through the Years

“Beirut Through the Years” is a series of articles and videos that was started years ago without really having a name. The idea is rather simple: I’m collecting what people have said or written about Beirut, in Arabic, English and French, and prioritising works I find particularly interesting. It doesn’t necessarily imply that I agree with what is said or written.

They are ordered chronologically.

If you’ve got suggestions of works that can be added to the list, please send me an email!

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1985.The Fall of Beirut” – Edward Said, Palestinian-American writer
1992. Suspended Dreams” – Rafiq Ali Ahmad, Lebanese playwright (video)