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Sara-Emiline Abughazal
A bold project to support the growing number of migrant domestic workers is coming to life in Beirut. The Migrant House, an initiative of the...
Friday, October 7, 2011
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Firas al-khouy
Syrian authorities and graffiti dissidents are playing cat and mouse on the country’s walls. Syrian protesters spray anti-regime slogans, while...
Thursday, October 6, 2011
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Anas Zarzar
Media membership in Syria has become taboo. International journalists and correspondents participate in a dangerous dance around government...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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Wissam Kanaan
From the outside, renowned Al-Rawda Cafe looks no different than most coffeehouses in Damascus. But inside patrons talk politics with little...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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Alaa al-Ali
Yearly floods plague residents of the Sabra Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut. Locals must fend for themselves while government attempts to stem the...
Monday, October 3, 2011
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
Tahrir Channel, born out of the January 25 Revolution, saw the resignation of another prominent anchor, Mahmoud Saad. Many are now doubtful it can...
Saturday, October 1, 2011
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Rasha Hilwi
Birzeit University is hosting a unique exhibition of works by Palestinian artists dating from the 1970s through to the present. Framed-Unframed is a...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Amany Al-Sayyed
An unconventional mix of music and artistry, Tashweesh will recreate the daily lived language of the intifada as performance in their Beirut debut....
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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Rouba Abou Ammo
Beirut’s municipality is convinced that introducing biking culture to the city’s streets is not an impossible mission, and has little to do with the...
Monday, September 26, 2011
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