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Rasha Abouzaki
According to recent studies by consumer advocacy groups, Lebanon’s phone, health care, electricity, and water bills are the heftiest in the region,...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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Mohammad Shalabi
Damascus - When traditional Syrian opposition figures held their first conference in Damascus last June, the gathering was dismissed by many as a...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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Amal al-Khalil
Culinary traditions tied to religious holidays in Lebanon have changed dramatically in years past. Long gone are the days of homemade deserts during...
Sunday, August 28, 2011
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Nabil Marzouq
Why have socioeconomic demands been largely absent from the agenda of the popular protest movement in Syria? Does this mean that the uprisings were...
Sunday, August 28, 2011
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Sayyid Mahmoud
The Libyan revolution stole the poet, Khaled Mattawa, from his academic life as a professor of creative writing at Michigan University in the US, as...
Sunday, August 28, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
The motives and goals of Libya's emerging political actors following the ouster of Gaddafi remain unclear. The assassination of Libyan rebels top...
Sunday, August 28, 2011
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Ghadi Francis
As the ‘Syrian nation’ goes through times of turbulence, will the Syrian Social Nationalists be content chanting, along with their leadership, the...
Friday, August 26, 2011
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Muhammad Shalabi
Damascus — Prominent Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat is recovering in hospital after masked men kidnapped and tortured him last Thursday. Ferzat, born...
Saturday, August 27, 2011
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Rasha Abouzaki
In the past 15 years, Lebanon witnessed high inflation rates while minimum wage increased only once and by a mere US$130. But low-income workers are...
Saturday, August 27, 2011
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