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A 1992 Lebanese law regulating the lease of the country’s publicly owned coastline severely underestimates the value of such properties when setting...
Monday, July 2, 2012
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Michael Fakhri
Why did people in different Arab countries rise up against decades of autocratic rule at relatively the same time? This is a difficult question to...
Friday, June 29, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
Minister of Labor Salim Jreissati says that Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are better off without the amendments to the labor code ordered by his...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
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Danny al-Amin
The towns and villages in South Lebanon have not received the expected influx of expats returning home for the summer this year. The parks and local...
Friday, June 22, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
Summer has arrived, and with it a rise in the entry fees to beach clubs. Lebanon’s coastline, which is publicly owned, is now the reserve of a...
Friday, June 15, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani
Ogero’s Director-General Abdel-Moneim Youssef is at it again, doing all that he can to undermine the current government – this time, by withholding...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun said on Tuesday that the Lebanese government had "lost" another $1 billion, as donations pledged to the...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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Ece Temelkuran
A German colleague of mine who is based in Egypt, covering the Arab Spring, was sipping his beer in Taksim, center of İstanbul, on a open terrace....
Friday, June 1, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani
The Lebanese economy has always been traditionally dependent on foreign remittances, tourism, and banking. While remittance tend to remain relatively...
Friday, June 1, 2012
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