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  1. lebanon
    Hundreds of Thousands Displaced by Beirut ExplosionPrime Minister Diab announced an investigation into the blast that killed at least 135, which appeared to be caused by a store of ammonium nitrate.
  2. the urbanist
    Where to Find Quiet in Chaotic CitiesThe global quest for a little peace in loud places.
  3. the urbanist
    Expat Tips for When You Flee President TrumpLife in Bali, Shanghai, and Beirut.
  4. Lebanon Arrests 11 People Linked to Beirut AttacksISIS claimed responsibility for the bloodbath in a suburban shopping center that killed more than 40. 
  5. Lebanon’s ISIS Problem Is Spinning Out of ControlA bombing killed 43 people yesterday. In Beirut, a lot of people see it as just the beginning.
  6. last straws
    Letter From a City Buried in Garbage — and on the Brink of Civil WarIn Beirut, the corrupt government can’t figure out how to pick up the garbage. Is this the final straw for a nation long teetering on the edge of violence?