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Maha Zaraket
The holy city of Najaf in Iraq is teeming with visitors from all over Iraq and a number of other countries. But the rituals that take place in Najaf...
Thursday, November 14, 2013
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Doha Shams
Perhaps the best description of what is happening in Akkar today, regarding the Syrian refugees, would be to say that the latter’s supposed “...
Thursday, November 7, 2013
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Yazan al-Saadi
Four years ago, a booklet titled “The Way to Happiness” found its way into a number of Lebanese public schools. Inside, the booklet lists 21 moral...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
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Doha Shams
At the highest point of Akkar’s countryside lies the town of Fnideq. Like other Akkar villages, Fnideq is mourning its residents who drowned...
Monday, October 7, 2013
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Yazan al-Saadi
In Beirut, Western foreign correspondents tend to rely heavily on information from local fixers, who do the bulk of reporting for them. It is the...
Monday, September 30, 2013
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Ola al-Tamimi
As the biggest bilateral economic and development donor to the Palestinians, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) uses social...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Mohamed Nazzal
The never-ending story of Lebanon’s law enforcement agencies and its hashish crops is old news. This year, it seems the government has been reluctant...
Saturday, September 14, 2013
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Joanne Bajjaly
On August 31, the Directorate General for Antiquities in Lebanon returned 18 mosaics seized a year and a half ago to its Syrian counterpart. Al-...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
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Yazan al-Saadi
In Lebanon, informal tented settlements housing Syrian refugees are on the rise. Al-Akhbar visits the settlement of al-Minieh in northern Lebanon...
Monday, August 26, 2013
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