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After three years since your election as head of Baalbeck’s Municipality, what are the major milestones achieved at the level of infrastructure, environment, health and economic progress? The sectarian diversity featured in Baalbeck has made the city an example for coexistence. In the past four...

World War I killed over 37 million people. World War II, the deadliest military conflict in history, killed over 60 million people. All the wars of the twentieth century killed (or allowed to die by human decision) about 231 million people. During that same century, lung cancer alone killed 100...

Would you provide a brief glimpse into the town of Shweir and its connection with Ain al-Sindyaneh? Shweir is the mother town to which our ancestors moved and from which more families than I can count have descended. Administratively, Ain Al-Sindyaneh falls under the municipal jurisdiction of...

The manuscripts written by Muwaffaq al-Din Abdul Latif Bin Yusuf Al-Baghdadi, author of the acclaimed Al-Baghdadi’s Encyclopedia, on the history of Baghdad, are among the gems of wisdom most worthy of respect.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a common, destructive joint disease that can attack many other body tissues (e.g. eyes, lungs, blood vessels and heart) besides the flexible joints. It is caused by deranged immunity, which fails to recognize the body as itself and thus attacks it like it would attack a...

Although being home to one of the largest cement companies in Lebanon, the town of al-Heri lies along a beautiful sandy shore known for its pure waters and its soft, powdery sand, which have made it a destination for several tourist and maritime facilities. The Monthly interviewed the Head of...

Saturn is considered one of the most peculiar planets of our solar system. It is best known among scientists and in the imagination of people for its fascinating rings. Its eccentricity, however, is attributed to one of its moons, which goes under the name of Hyperion and is distinguished by its...

The word ‘testis’ derives from Latin, meaning witness, presumably because the testicles testify that the newborn child is male. In the 19th century, Arnold Berthold began work on testicular function by castrating and transplanting testicles in fowl. In 1889, Brown Séquard injected himself with...

The past ten years have been marked by the birth of several political parties and associations in Lebanon. Of these parties, which total nearly 50, is a newly burgeoning party dubbed the 10452 KM2 Party. For more insight into the objectives, functions and members of the 10452 KM2 Party, The Monthly...

The human heart is an organ that allows for the identification of clear patterns of chaos. Usually, the human heart beats at a regular rate and can therefore be presented as a perfect example for the dynamics of regularity. Our article this month will tackle a number of theories- such as the theory...