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Khalil Sweileh
The primitive collage that Fasih Kiso constructed out of posters of the Beatles and seventies rock stars formed the core of an exceptional career in...
Saturday, August 27, 2011
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Hassan Chakrani
The first round of licensing for rights to explore natural gas and oil reserves off the coast of Lebanon are now scheduled for early next year. After...
Saturday, August 27, 2011
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Sayyid Mahmoud
Ahmad al-Labbad lived through Tahrir Square’s popular intifada, which turned into “the largest open art exhibition the world has ever known.” These...
Friday, August 26, 2011
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Ahmad Mohsen
In 1989 Hadi Ayya and two other priests were on board a cargo ship heading to the Italian coast when they were arrested by Syrian security forces....
Thursday, August 25, 2011
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
Within a few days, Ahmed al-Shahat became a hero on Facebook. Many pages on the social-networking site were dedicated to celebrating the ‘Egyptian...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
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Madawi Al-Rasheed
The Arab Spring has successfully removed three autocrats from the stage, while others may be on their way out. But it has brought three regional...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
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May Ali
The ‘Second Republic’ of North Sudan is facing mounting risks of economic and social turmoil following South Sudan’s secession last...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
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Hassan Chakrani
In the wake of the Arab revolts and their fallout in the region, a big opportunity lies ahead for Lebanon’s Najib Mikati government to produce...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
Intelligence is a term that has woven itself into the daily lives of the Syrian people. It has acquired many names, become synonymous with ‘terror’,...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
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