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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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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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Muhammad Abd al-Rahman
Citizen X doesn’t feature known TV stars, nor was it launched after a huge marketing campaign. But the Egyptian TV serial has succeeded in attracting...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
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