Abdel Kafi al-Samad

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About a year ago, Jamal Skaf, a Lebanese now living in Australia received a phone call from an Australian rabbi. The topic discussed was Jamal’s...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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In 2007, the UN set up an international body to monitor the implementation of its Convention Against Torture (CAT). This group, the Subcommittee on...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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While previous commercial and industrial developments in Lebanon’s Tripoli lay derelict or vacant, private developers have concocted a new plan for...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
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The group known as the Tripoli Heritage Protectors do not number more than 70 youths, yet many residents of north Lebanon’s Tripoli, are counting on...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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Four days after 21 Lebanese Islamists were killed as they crossed into Syria to fight alongside the opposition, clashes between Sunnis and Alawis in...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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The story behind the group of young Lebanese men ambushed by the Syrian army in a western Syrian town near Tal Kalakh is still unfolding. They were...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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Shopkeepers in Tripoli’s Zaki al-Imam market take a break from work as municipal officials restore this popular center of commerce. While some...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli is one of a handful of cities in the eastern Mediterranean that was once famed for the production of soap. The...
Monday, November 5, 2012
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Tripoli and Saida’s local businesses took a serious hit following the assassination of security chief Wissam al-Hassan and the ensuing tension on the...
Friday, October 26, 2012
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Tripoli - Sources close to Prime Minister Najib Mikati say the Sunni politician has not only deflected an ouster attempt, but may have gained...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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