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Mohammad Zbeeb
To hire by the day, to work by the day, to live day by day; that is the life of a day worker, a person who works by the day. A contractor hires a day...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
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Amer Mohsen
It is said that the last Shah of Iran was unaware of what was taking place in the street right outside his palace. But he could debate for hours with...
Monday, May 28, 2012
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As problems in Lebanon escalate, tourism and the import-export industries are suffering the consequences.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
Al-Akhbar goes to China and investigates the secrets behind its surprisingly steadfast economy.
Friday, May 18, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
In an interview with Al-Akhbar, China’s Ambassador to Lebanon Wu Zexian elaborates on his country’s approach to foreign policy, particularly in the...
Friday, May 4, 2012
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Anas Zarzar
Al-Akhbar spoke to some Syrian day laborers on International Workers Day to find out how they have been coping with trying to earn a living amidst...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani, Mouhamad Wehbe
Former Minister of Labor Charbel Nahas is optimistic despite all the obstacles facing the labor movement in Lebanon. He insists that the first step...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Sudan's already depleted oil revenues have shrunk by a further 20 percent – more than US$700 million – after its main oil field was damaged and shut...
Thursday, April 26, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
After years of reducing the weight of a bag of bread to the benefit of mill and bakery owners, the government is about to raise the price of a bag to...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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