Zeinab Merhi

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In Lebanon, generation after generation, people are leaving. Fifty-two percent of those between 35 and 39 years old live outside the country – 59...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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On 4 July 2013, Rim Zakaria and Zainab Awada, two Lebanese women who fled their abusive husbands, spoke at a press conference organized by the NGO...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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Buthaina, Salma, and Hawraa experienced a great deal of harm when their husbands or fathers took other wives. Though many of these women are...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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The Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel in Lebanon held its first press conference on 28 February 2013 at the Lebanese Press Syndicate in Beirut...
Friday, March 1, 2013
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Between the ages of 7 and 18, the detainees at Lebanon’s Fanar juvenile center are among the youngest in the country. Al-Akhbar reports on their...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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In Lebanon’s Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories. From false imprisonment to domestic abuse, the women imprisoned...
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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A Beirut high school with a long history is the setting for a deluxe Ashura gathering that frowns on ritual weeping over the martyred Hussein,...
Thursday, November 22, 2012
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Al-Akhbar Correspondents visited Sunday morning the Beirut neighborhoods of Tariq al-Jdideh, a majority-Sunni stronghold of the Future Movement, and...
Monday, October 22, 2012
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Many displaced Syrians have now given up hope of returning home and have started to seek resettlement elsewhere. Al-Akhbar’s Zeinab Merhi spoke to...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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As the story goes, at the height of the Lebanese civil war, a Christian priest visited then president Elias Sarkis asking for help. He wanted the...
Monday, October 8, 2012
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