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Jamal Ghosn
One year after the fall of Saad Hariri’s government his team’s economic legacy is still intact, albeit under new management. An alliance of former...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Jamal Ghosn
The division of power formula that was in place for a decade and a half was dealt a severe blow with the assassination of Rafik Hariri. Part two of...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Jamal Ghosn
The battle waged by Lebanese Labor Minister Charbel Nahas to pass his wage increase proposal turned out to be futile. The confrontation over what is...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Ali Abdi Hocho
Oil drilling has reached the Puntland region of Somalia and brought with it a mixture of hope and fear over the gains ordinary Somalis will reap from...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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Hareth Hassan
Demographic shifts in Iraq have seen an urban population boom in the last century. As a result, the urban elite are seeing their influence in cities...
Friday, January 20, 2012
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Iman al-Quwaifili
The Royal statements of reform and the general amnesty of some prisoners that took place last year in the Saudi Kingdom received a lot of media...
Monday, January 16, 2012
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Hassan Illeik
The Port of Beirut should be a major source of income for the Lebanese treasury. But the level of corruption there siphons a significant part of...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
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Nader Fawz
The political isolation of Saad Hariri following his ouster from power in Lebanon may be now compounded after sources close to him say his Future...
Thursday, January 5, 2012
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Khaled Al-Ghorabi
Sidon - In the Hisba (farmers’ market) area of Sidon, hard labor is no longer the reserve of Palestinians and Syrians. Arab workers strive to make a...
Thursday, December 22, 2011
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