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Interviews & People

The name of Maurice Gemayel has always been synonymous with development and planning. He was rightfully dubbed the designer of Lebanon and the master of planning, a process that seems quasi-alien to our state today.

Benouati is one of the small scenic towns in the Jezzine area, best known for its beautiful location and its residents’ friendly relations with those of neighboring villages despite their different sectarian backgrounds. Foremost among the Benouati-born prominent figures who have enriched...

Recognized as one of those eminent patriots who worked towards breaking sectarianism during the bleakest sectarian conflicts, Najib Abou Haidar was among the first in Lebanon to strike off his sect from his ID card in 1976.

Water resources have always been the center of greedy aspirations and the subject of several conflicts and disputes that are at risk of further escalation amidst indiscriminate population growth, rapid urbanization and alarming climate changes, all of which are a warning of deadly implications on...

Starting off as a Beirut-based local architecture firm with just four employees, Khatib and Alami has become an inspirational story of success, earning Arab and international acclaim as one of the top leading architectural and engineering consultancy firms. The company which thrived by the...

How do you summarize your journey at BLC after more than a decade of work? Years pass by in the blink of an eye. I came to BLC’s Marketing Group twelve years ago. The team was too small back then, that included myself and only one assistant, and our scope of work was limited to project...

Thousands of kidnap operations and murders took place in Lebanon during the Civil War. These acts of violence claimed the lives of innocent civilians who committed no other crime than that of happening to be in areas with different sectarian identities than their own at a heated moment of wild...

In 2005, a group of female activists from different backgrounds took a pledge to move towards a society free of gender-based violence. By establishing KAFA, these women took their first step in what promised to be a long and arduous journey. Against the backdrop of widespread violence against...

“A leading mind and a pioneer of revival, credited with launching a national movement grounded on science, armed with culture and keen on keeping up with the times to resurrect Lebanon after it almost became a dying country.” These lofty words with which the head of the Lebanese Press...

On the sidelines of the Middle East Medical Assembly for 2014, The Monthly had the opportunity to meet Dr. Frank Ferris, a renowned American physician with more than 27 years of expertise in palliative medicine and an impressive track record in promoting palliative care at a global level as well as...