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Rameh Hamieh
Sewage and waste are dumped daily into Lebanon’s largest river, the Litani, used by farmers to water their field and orchards. The practice is now...
Monday, December 19, 2011
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Roula Sallakh
The Syrian government’s attempts to cope with its growing economic crisis have so far led to a weaker currency, increasing prices, and faltering...
Friday, December 16, 2011
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Asi Abu Najm
In the harsh winter season, Syrians rely heavily on diesel fuel for heating and have no other viable alternatives. But diesel scarcity has become a...
Thursday, December 15, 2011
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Ossama al-Kadiry
Twenty villages in Lebanon’s West Bekaa, and Rashaya in the southeast, usually well provided for by the Markaba power station, were “suddenly” denied...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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Ossama al-Kadiry
Thirteen-year-old Samer stands embarrassed at the petrol station near the Anjar turnoff, in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley. In his hands, he carries a one...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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Sami Halabi
Recent Government approval to go ahead with the Awali project to supply Beirut with drinking water ignores repeated warnings about a high bill,...
Monday, December 12, 2011
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Rola Sallakh
As sanctions begin to bite, Syrian insurance firms must accept new terms imposed from European partners or find other companies to work with in the...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
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Rajana Hamyeh
The massive five-year reconstruction project to rebuild the southern suburbs of Beirut destroyed during the 2006 Israeli war is facing legal...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
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Joe Dyke
It may seem presumptuous for two Canadians to claim completing one of the most in-depth studies into poverty in the history of Lebanon. But that is...
Monday, November 21, 2011
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