Barricades on the Beach: Beirut Residents Fight for Their Waterfront

By Sally Hayden BEIRUT, Dec 5 – Construction of a new luxury resort on Beirut’s waterfront could enclose the city’s last free public beach, leaving only wealthy residents who can afford lofty daily fees to enjoy the Mediterranean shore. The battle for Ramlet al-Baida beach on the Lebanese capital’s highly developed shoreline is at the center

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To Uphold an Oath

In an age of refugees, upholding medical ethics is no mean feat By Nicholas Noe Kos, Greece—At its zenith, Kos had once revolutionized the field of medical ethics. Hippocrates and his disciples had bestowed the world with a lasting gift: the pledge to do no “harm or injustice” to those in need of care. To

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