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Mouhamad Wehbe
This week, Solidere issued its annual financial report, but failed to mention the company’s employee layoffs or the increasing misappropriation of...
Friday, June 21, 2013
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Nadeem Mohammed
Damascus – This week brings unprecedented economic news to Syria as the Syrian pound is further depreciated against the US dollar. According to the...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
When the Fatmagul Sultan, an electricity-generating barge stationed off the Lebanese coast, stopped producing electricity on April 22, its Turkish...
Monday, June 17, 2013
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Westerners are better at explaining what their Arab acolytes think. A few days ago, a prominent Western diplomat discussed with a visitor the new...
Thursday, June 13, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
June 17 is "Lebanese Industry Day." However, industrialists have little to celebrate this year. If anything, the day will be a funeral for the...
Thursday, June 13, 2013
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Hassan Chakrani
It is not memories alone that are being robbed here but also oxygen. At the heart of the Ashrafiyeh sector of Beirut, the residents of the...
Sunday, June 9, 2013
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Hassan Chakrani
European actors are once again touting the importance of Lebanon’s stability out of a belief that the country will be a crucial base for their future...
Friday, June 7, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Beirut’s public transport system is the site of a recent showdown between the city’s municipality and the Lebanese Ministry of Transport and Public...
Thursday, June 6, 2013
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Abdel Kafi al-Samad
The vendors at the Bab al-Tabbaneh central produce market in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli could hardly believe their eyes. As a result of...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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