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Eva Shoufi
On Tuesday, the Lebanese people will celebrate an important achievement attained by a civil movement in a long time. The Committee of the Families of...
Monday, December 15, 2014
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Hussein al-Skaff
Since the fall of Iraq’s dictatorial regime in 2003, the number of novels published in Iraq has exceeded the productions that appeared over the last...
Friday, December 12, 2014
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Maguy Arnous
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region marks the highest youth unemployment rate in the world, according to “The Long Run,” an infographic...
Friday, December 12, 2014
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Eva Shoufi, Usama al-Qadiri
For the very first time, the Lebanese state appears to actually be fighting on the side of the poor. The question of food safety does not merely...
Friday, December 12, 2014
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Bassam Alkantar
Even if highly ambitious measures are taken to mitigate these effects, it is inevitable the earth's average surface temperature will increase by 1.5...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
The frames hanging on the walls are painful to look at. The photos documenting life in Beirut before the 1960s, when the city had tramway lines and...
Saturday, December 6, 2014
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Nadine Kanaan
In the midst of the media free-for-all in Lebanon, a new channel found its way into the spotlight. Without a doubt, it is different and unique, and...
Friday, December 5, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi
Nearly every facet of the conflict over Palestine has been dissected, examined, and rediscovered by writers of a multitude of backgrounds – and...
Friday, December 5, 2014
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Nicolas Abu Rjeili
Last night, throngs of people celebrated the Feast of St. Barbara, knocking on doors and singing songs dedicated to this occasion although devotees...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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