Portraits

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Ahmad Mohsen
One thing concerns Malek Jandali these days: Homs. The Syrian composer, who lives in the United States, misses his hometown. He dedicated his new...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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Ali Sakka
Mohammad Safa is a veteran of Ansar detention center set up by Israel during its 1982 invasion of Lebanon. Since his stint at Ansar, he has become...
Friday, May 25, 2012
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Anas Zarzar
A mainstay of Syrian theater for decades, the actor and theater director is still breathing life into the art even after being forced to retire as...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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Rana Hayeck
The beloved singer, who passed away last night, had a long and passionate affair with Lebanon. Al-Akhbar held this interview with her just before...
Friday, May 18, 2012
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Said Khatibi
The young French woman of Arab origins does not spend time discussing the issue of "identity." She does not even care much about classifying the...
Monday, May 14, 2012
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Selim Njeim
This is the story of an exceptional kid. He’s 12 years-old, currently in grade seven, and he loses his skin. This is the story of a child living with...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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Maha Zaraket
Celebrating the 55th anniversary of his ordination to priesthood, Father Maroun never changed his habit of going against the flow. Friends of father...
Sunday, May 6, 2012
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Nahrain Al-Mousawi
Sinan Antoon is an Iraqi-born novelist, poet, translator, filmmaker, and professor. His 2003 widely translated novel I’jaam is a fictional prison...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Nicolas Abu Rjeili
Fouad Touma has been driving his taxi since the early 1950s working the Beirut-Zahle route, even during the darkest days of the civil war. He still...
Monday, April 30, 2012
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