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The Lebanese Army, Divisions and Loyalties

Amine and Leila is the fruit of a joint research that chronicles the life of the late PM Amine El-Hafez and his wife, novelist Leila Ousseiran. The book sheds light on the landmarks that Amine and Leila experienced and the marks they left amidst a particular time - both in Lebanon and the broader...

Issued in its first edition in 2008 by Europe & Middle East Printing & Trading Co., Tomorrow, We Will Enter the City is a memoir recounting a set of events and encounters that marked the life of journalist Ibrahim Salameh. Faithful to his usual spontaneity and unparalleled satirical tone, Salameh...

The fear that rampant urbanization might soon transform Beirut into a soulless concrete jungle with not even the slightest similarity to its original character has spurred many initiatives in recent years to retain or at least revive the true identity of the capital. One such initiative was Pierre...

Dar Kutub has recently published two new books in the Bee Series entitled Writers from My Country and A Star from My Country. The books target children and young adults and are written by Dr. Sana Ali Harakeh.

By Assadeq Al-Nayhoum Islam Held Hostage is yet another controversial book by Assadeq Al-Nayhoum, a prominent Libyan writer and a fierce critic of Islamic orthodoxy who was best known for challenging the traditional Arab mindset and revolting against obsolete norms and cannons. The book, which...

First published in 1989, Dr. Mohammad Amara’s Islam and the Philosophy of Governance was reissued in its fourth edition in 2013 by Dar Al-Shourouk. The book sheds light on the ideology of political Islam at a time when debate is heating up between Islamists and secularists over pan-Arabism, the...

​Dr. Joseph Hatem who spent his life as a biologist and worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization, did not want the budding generations to forget their roots. For that, he decided to transform his fondness for stamp collecting from a hobby to a full-fledged professional pursuit,...

It is more than evident that poet and author Henry Zougheib has a profligate curiosity about literature. Driven by his passion and relish for unearthing the mysteries and memories that shape the life and career of many Lebanese intellectuals and pioneers of art and literature, Zougheib embarks on...

​Released by the Lebanese University Publications’ Department - Division of Archeological Studies in 2008, Batroun, Ras Shaqaa and Msaylha- Of History and Archeology is a study by researcher Hassan Sarkis aiming to bridge the gaps of Lebanon’s history- in the scientific sense of the word-...