Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 |العربية
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​Medlej is a popular character in the play Jabal Al-Sawan by Al-Rahbani brothers. In the play, Jabal Al-Sawan is a town that eventually falls to the forces of tyrant ‘Fatek’ after 100 days of fighting and resistance. Refusing to kneel or surrender to Fatek, the town’s leader, Medlej, is...

Myth In our fast-paced and increasingly competitive lifestyle, we have become obsessed with maximizing productivity. Among the many methods through which the working individual is advised to enhance his productivity, multi-tasking is one that many of us believe saves us a lot of time. Moreover,...

​Winter arrived in earnest and Chicago’s winter was excruciating. Blizzards from Canada would blow over the city and temperature would drop to fifteen and twenty degrees below zero.

Ghadi, an Arabic equivalent of ‘My Tomorrow’, is a non-governmental organization established in 1998 and registered in 2000 under the notice of establishment no. 161/AD.

Compared to the passenger traffic handled by Rafic Hariri International Airport in July 2014 and August 2013, the traffic registered at the beginning of August this year increased by 26.7% and 12% respectively. From the beginning of the year until the end of August 2014, a total of 4,377,950...

On November 22, 1989, which marked the 46th anniversary of Lebanon’s independence, Beirut was a stage for a terrorist operation: the assassination of the President of the Republic René Mouawad, only seventeen days after his election. Today, a quarter of a century later, The Monthly recalls the...

There were no major political or security developments that might have contributed to altering the prevailing political and security scene in Lebanon this September. Monotony and impasse were the most domineering features of the month, except for the slaughter of the soldiers and security...

Nammoura is a luscious Lebanese dessert most popular in Saida and Tripoli. It is also the name of a small Lebanese town in the Qada’a of Kessrouan, which is also known by another name, Kfar Jref.

Sulfur (‘Kebreet’ in Arabic) is a bright yellow chemical element with the symbol (S). There is sulfur in gunpowder and matches and the element is also used in agriculture and in the making of sulfuric acid, an important chemical in the production of paints and textiles. Raw sulfur can be...

Myth As the United Kingdom’s first and only female Prime Minister, the late Margaret Thatcher has been viewed by some as a feminist icon.