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Faten Elhajj
Consultations aimed at appointing a new president for the Center for Educational Research and Development (CERD) are being held in confidentiality...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Rawan Ezzeddin
After an almost year-long absence, “Samandal” (which means salamander in English) released its latest issue in December 2014, putting to rest...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Alaa al-Shafii
News of Egyptian movie star Faten Hamama’s death (May 27, 1931 - January 17, 2015) shocked the public as though a strand of rare pearls broke before...
Monday, January 19, 2015
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Eva Shoufi
For the refugees living in tents in Lebanon, the storm has yet to subside. The fear of death stays with them like the snow that has swept through...
Friday, January 16, 2015
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Mohamed Nazzal
Time after time, the same question arises: Why do suicide bombers choose to blow themselves up in places that ordinary people frequent? Why do they...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
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Marwa Morgan
Since the ouster of former Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi, Islamist groups have condemned what they call the “war on Islam,” and what the...
Monday, January 12, 2015
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Roy Dib
At Beirut’s Monnot Theatre, Zoukak Theatre Company presents “Death Comes Through the Eyes” and “He Who Saw Everything” as the outcome of its search...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
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Maguy Arnous
To say that the Lebanese public sector is being systematically marginalized is no exaggeration. Public education, in particular, has suffered since...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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The coffin of former Lebanese Prime Minister Omar Karami arrived at Abdul Hamid Karami Square, named after his late father, in Tripoli, as crowds...
Friday, January 2, 2015
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