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Dany al-Amine
Hardly a week goes by without a theft or an assault reported in one of the border villages of South Lebanon.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
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Ahmad al-Moussawi
The Sadrist leader tells Al-Akhbar that the US still wields too much influence in the country, Maliki is a threat to democracy, and there is no way...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
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Faten Elhajj
Hassan Ismail was 14 years old when the only drinking water spring in his village, Mais al-Jabal, was hit during an Israeli raid. It was 1966. That...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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Thaer Deeb
Longtime Syrian opposition figure Abdul-Aziz al-Khayir was kidnapped in Damascus last month. This is not the first time Khayir has been detained in...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
Of all of William Haswany’s roles, singing and acting in numerous Rahbani plays, he is most famous for playing the local “sheriff” in Assi al-Rahbani...
Friday, October 12, 2012
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Othman Tazghart
Paris - Former Algerian president Chadli Bendjedid died on Saturday at the age of 83, following a long illness. He succeeded Houari Boumediene in...
Monday, October 8, 2012
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Anas Zarzar
Palestinian freedom fighter Mohammed Abul-Haija has dedicated his life to the Palestinian cause, but despite losing his home and many of his comrades...
Monday, October 1, 2012
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Noureddine Baltayeb
Tunis - Back in August, Tunisian poet Sghaier Oulad Ahmed wrote on his personal Facebook page that he “got a taste of the culture promised by...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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Mohammed Shoair
Close friends of Egyptian film director Ahmad Maher call him Bertolucci, after the famous Italian filmmaker and director. Maher - considered the...
Friday, September 21, 2012
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