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Jinan Mantash
The cinema, according to director Jean-Luc Godard, is “truth at 24 frames­ per­ second.” In Lebanon, this truth has been drowning in a flood of...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
On December 4, 2014, the State Shura Council issued a decision authorizing the demolition of a historical building in the Gemmayze neighborhood in...
Friday, December 19, 2014
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Maysam Rizk
The Future Movement has joined the long list of parties aggrieved at the mega real-estate developer Solidere. “Hariri’s pride” is now drawing ire on...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Bassam Alkantar
Even if highly ambitious measures are taken to mitigate these effects, it is inevitable the earth's average surface temperature will increase by 1.5...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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New7Wonders president and founder Bernard Weber announced on the organization's official website that Beirut is one of the seven new cities on the...
Monday, December 8, 2014
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Hussein Mahdi
Previously, resigned American University of Beirut (AUB) Rector Peter Dorman had said that the resignation or sacking of a number of administrators...
Monday, December 8, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
The frames hanging on the walls are painful to look at. The photos documenting life in Beirut before the 1960s, when the city had tramway lines and...
Saturday, December 6, 2014
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Nadine Kanaan
In the midst of the media free-for-all in Lebanon, a new channel found its way into the spotlight. Without a doubt, it is different and unique, and...
Friday, December 5, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
More than 80 percent of slaughterhouses in Lebanon do not have veterinarians on duty. Around 87 percent of slaughterhouses employ people with no...
Friday, December 5, 2014
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