Annia Ciezadlo

Annia Ciezadlo, a journalist based in Beirut, has written for The New Republic and the Christian Science Monitor.

Sect Symbols Sect Symbols

To understand why the playground of Beirut has again become a battleground, look beyond the myth-making biographies of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Feb 21, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Annia Ciezadlo

Dreams Deferred in Lebanon Dreams Deferred in Lebanon

The wounds of the country's long civil war and Israeli occupation were gradually healing. That fragile recovery now lies buried under the rubble of renewed fighting.

Aug 2, 2006 / Feature / Annia Ciezadlo

Fear and Shopping in Beirut Fear and Shopping in Beirut

As Lebanon braces for a descent into an all-too-familiar chaos, anger and the quest for comfort have sent people to the streets in search of bread and someone to blame. Anna Ciezad...

Jul 17, 2006 / Feature / Annia Ciezadlo

Cedar or Sapling? Cedar or Sapling?

Ever since a massive bomb killed former prime minister Rafik Hariri on February 14, downtown Beirut has evolved into a solemn carnival, halfway between a wake and a rave.

Mar 10, 2005 / Editorial / Annia Ciezadlo