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Wissam Kanaan
It is no secret that Al Jazeera is the media arm of Qatari foreign policy, which has suffered a successive series of setbacks, particularly in Syria...
Saturday, December 27, 2014
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Eva Shoufi
It seems that the “scandal” announced by Public Health Minister Wael Abu Faour on Wednesday, December 24, which involves expired goods found in...
Friday, December 26, 2014
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Jinan Mantash
The cinema, according to director Jean-Luc Godard, is “truth at 24 frames­ per­ second.” In Lebanon, this truth has been drowning in a flood of...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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May Khatib
As you return home, to your home, think of others Do not forget those who live in tents As you sleep and count the stars, think of others Those who...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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Abdel Kafi al-Samad
A destitute citizen from Bab al-Raml in Tripoli died on Tuesday after spending the past year sick in bed. As his family prepared for his burial in...
Monday, December 22, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
On December 4, 2014, the State Shura Council issued a decision authorizing the demolition of a historical building in the Gemmayze neighborhood in...
Friday, December 19, 2014
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Jamal Jubran
He finally left his beloved hometown. However, his new novel “Cairo Is Here” (Al Dar Al Masriah Al Lubnaniah) is marked by the same tone of...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi
Last week, Al-Madina Theater in Hamra, Beirut hosted a performance by Aperta Productions called, “Antigone of Syria,” in which a cast of Syrian...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Zeinab Hawi
After several delays, new TV station Al-Arab TV will finally go live in early February 2015. The station will be on the air at a time of intense...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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