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Marah Mashi
Latakia – During the olive season, the women of Syria’s Mediterranean coast, of all persuasions and ranks, are peasants.
Friday, December 7, 2012
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Qassem Qassem, Robert Abdallah
When Gaza emerged victorious from the November Israeli assault, Palestinian refugees living in north Lebanon’s Baddawi Camp did not hesitate to take...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
Last summer, a team from the American University of Beirut (AUB) discovered the first Phoenician temple in Tyre. The temple was actually found forty...
Monday, December 3, 2012
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Robert Abdallah
On 21 November 2012, the night the cease-fire in Gaza was declared, the people of the Baddawi Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon did not...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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Lebanon embarked on a project for a new national library more than a decade ago, but little progress has been made. The Ministry of Culture has taken...
Monday, November 5, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
One of the oldest dwellings in Beirut has been discovered in the Sofil area of Achrafieh, a neighborhood currently at the center of a heated debate...
Monday, November 5, 2012
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Ahmad Othman
The doctors, merchants, and taxi drivers of the Ain al-Helweh Palestinian camp describe their chief complaints about life in the camp. At the top of...
Friday, November 2, 2012
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Taghrid Atallah
Gaza Strip – Gaza: Gateway to the Levant is unique among travel guides. Even the paper on which it is printed is a luxury due to the Israeli siege...
Thursday, November 1, 2012
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Amal Khalil
Sixty-four years ago in 1948, Zionist Haganah gangs, led by Menachem Begin, entered the Lebanese border village of Hula where they brutally massacred...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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