Hanging Out With Hezbollah
In Beirut, many entrepreneurs have decided that there are rich rewards in opening entertainment venues catering to Shia clientele. Even Hezbollah is getting into the act.
THE SOURCE: “Sanctioned Pleasures: Youth, Piety, and Leisure in Beirut” by Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, in Middle East Report, Winter 2007.
When the real estate market took a dive in Beirut a decade ago, developers moved to diversify their...