Series and Features

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Yazan al-Saadi
Despite a long history of trade and travel between Africa and the Arab World, post-colonial dialogue on African-Arab relations has often been...
Monday, May 28, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
A collection of decades-old films uncover some forgotten truths about Jordan’s dalliance with socialism.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
The discovery of an ancient city beneath the destroyed refugee camp became, like everything else related to Nahr al-Bared, a political minefield.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
According to Lebanese villagers who have harvested the flowers and leaves of the Linden tree for generations, this thorny plant possesses...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
In the late 19th century, a French archaeologist took a 1500 year-old mosaic from Hiram’s Tomb to France. After its restoration by the Louvre museum...
Friday, May 11, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
On the corner of Der Melkonian Street in Bourj Hammoud, a two-story building painted in coral sits across the street from a belt shop. At dusk, a...
Sunday, May 6, 2012
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Doha Shams
In September 2000, a 12-year-old boy became a symbol of the second Palestinian intifada when he was filmed being shot to death by Israeli troops as...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Doha Shams
There is not much to smile about when subjected to siege, impoverishment, and a daily dose of depressing realities. But smiles appear readily on the...
Saturday, April 21, 2012
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Rajana Hamyeh
Spring is the season of flower water in Maghdouche and all along the citrus areas on Lebanon’s coast. The blossoms and the fruits of the bitter...
Friday, April 20, 2012
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