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”Scheherazade’s Diary” has received yet another award, which is to be added to the many accolades the film has been awarded in Arab festivals. On...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The Judge of Urgent Matters in Beirut, Nadim Zwein, issued an order (from his home) Wednesday, compelling Al-Akhbar to remove a report on the ‘AUB...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Amjad Malaeb
The question of identity for the people of newly created countries, or those that were created and shaped by foreign will and colonialism remains a...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Rawan Ezzeddin
Bernard Hage, 26, mocks the big multinational companies that have unified the world with roaring laughter and children chasing their future, quickly...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Attempts aimed at regulating the food industry in Lebanon have proven to be an “utter failure.” The food safety draft law, which is supposed to...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Private tutoring has become an informal market of its own, rather than a temporary individual task performed (mainly) by university students and...
Saturday, November 15, 2014
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Muhammad Hamdar
Against a backdrop of hip-hop music and scenes from old Arabic films, two Lebanese artists join forces at Metro al-Madina tonight, November 15, for a...
Saturday, November 15, 2014
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In mid-1938, a café owner in the coastal city of Tyre in southern Lebanon, got a 35 mm movie projector and embarked on an adventure. He picked up a...
Friday, November 14, 2014
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Hussam al-Saray
Al-Mutanabbi is an open book, bearing symbols that are deeply etched into the body of today’s Baghdad. The street has no endpoint. It does not start...
Friday, November 14, 2014
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