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The office of French magazine Charlie Hebdo was torched in the early hours of Wednesday after it announced that it will be publishing an issue poking...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
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Taghrid Atallah
Israeli prison bars separated a Palestinian couple from marriage for 18 years. But following the latest prisoner deal, Taher and Raeda at long last...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Wissam Kanaan
Syrian actor Jamal Suleiman indefinitely postponed his return to Damascus Sunday after receiving threats stoked by his rumored support of Al Jazeera’...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Imad Stitou
Palestine activists are appealing to Moroccan singer Hindi Zahra to cancel shows scheduled in Israel this month.
Monday, October 31, 2011
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Wissam Kanaan
Syrian television star Jamal Suleiman says he received threats from within Syria following his appearance at a film festival in Qatar. He denies much...
Monday, October 31, 2011
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Anas Zarzar
Damascus – It’s only when they address each other by name that identical twins Ahmad and Mohammad Malas, 28, can be distinguished from one another....
Saturday, October 29, 2011
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
Egypt’s journalists gathered to elect new leadership for their syndicate. But many members seem apathetic towards their union, perhaps because of its...
Friday, October 28, 2011
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Ahmed Mohsen
Beirut’s old cafes have witnessed many games of backgammon and cards, and hosted intellectuals, artists, and influential people. The cafes are now...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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Mustafa Assi
Lebanon’s Turkish community has become more active politically. They are seeking better representation locally and support from the Turkish...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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