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Azza el-Masri
Despite being pressed to solve mounting electricity cuts and a worsening drought, the Municipality of Beirut has opted to focus on the implementation...
Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
The Gemmayze Village real estate project is being built in record speed. Its owners are rushing to set up huge iron columns and the workers at the...
Friday, August 29, 2014
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Bayan Abdel Wahad
A myriad of adversities meet in Gaza, including poverty, the siege, and war, in addition to losing housing and employment. Among those looking for...
Friday, August 29, 2014
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Eva Shoufi
Lebanon currently hosts 1,169,000 refugees, according to a report by the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR. The implications of this figure on...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Mostafa Nasser
The political and security crisis in Iraq has cast its shadow on the daily life of Iraqis. Relations between citizens are becoming exceedingly...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Hamza Harkous
Following a dark legacy in causing casualties and death, a prosperous future awaits drones in the industry of saving lives, which are expected to...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Ibtisam Mahdi
“We killed your brother and destroyed your family home.” The words hit the prisoner, Said Abu Shaluf, like a slap to the face. A few hours after...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Roqayah Chamseddine
Demonstrations have continued since the killing of Michael Brown, with protesters taking to the streets not only in Ferguson, Missouri, where they...
Friday, August 22, 2014
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Khalil Sweileh
The third pillar of Palestinian “resistance poetry” has fallen. The first, Tawfiq Ziad, died prematurely in 1994. Then Mahmoud Darwish followed, more...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
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