Series and Features

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Amal Khalil
In the latest blow to an already fragile ecosystem, a South Lebanon reserve may be forced to shut down after employees have turned into “volunteers”...
Monday, February 6, 2012
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Radwan Mortada
In this exclusive three-part series, Al-Akhbar accompanies members of the Free Syrian Army based in Wadi Khaled across the Syrian border as they...
Monday, February 6, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
The Iraqi government has invited a select group of international and regional architects to submit designs for its future multi-million dollar...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
The Maronite Church has built a chapel in the southern Lebanese city of Tyre within a site of ancient ruins to attract both tourists and the...
Monday, January 23, 2012
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Amal Shahine, Anas Zarzar
When Saddam Hussein’s regime fell, several thousand Palestinian refugees in Iraq were forced to flee to Syria where they live in a state of legal...
Friday, January 20, 2012
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Alaa al-Lami
The self sacrifice of Iraqi army Lieutenant Nazhan Faleh al-Jabouri to save Shia pilgrims poked a hole in the dominant narrative of sectarian strife...
Sunday, January 15, 2012
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Amal Ghazal
If you talk to Zanzibaris of Omani origin who had returned to their home country after the revolt of 1964, many of them are likely to refer to...
Friday, January 13, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
Muammar Gaddafi never considered his country’s archaeological ruins important. He often said that archaeological sites should be demolished and their...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
Lebanese mountain villages are well known for their food specialties. As winter takes hold, villagers resort to their pantries for preserved...
Friday, January 6, 2012
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