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The Ministry of Labor called the formation of a union for domestic workers as “illegal” on Monday, a day after the National Federation of Labor...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Eva Shoufi
A historic event in the struggle of male and female workers in Lebanon happened on January 25. The founding conference aimed at establishing a “new”...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Eva Shoufi
The relationship between host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon is going through a thorny phase. Most analyses discussing the economic...
Friday, January 23, 2015
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The trial of a Moroccan woman whose 14-year-old housemaid died after suffering severe burns in the resort city of Agadir was postponed on Thursday...
Thursday, January 9, 2014
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An Ethiopian maid was found hanging from an electrical cord outside her employer's South Lebanon home in an apparent suicide, state news reported...
Saturday, December 28, 2013
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Usama al-Qadiri
Profiteers are thriving on the state’s inactivity, doing their utmost to bleed dry the thousands of new daily arrivals seeking shelter, sustenance,...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
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Rami Zurayk
Yemen is facing famine. It is very clear according to the figures published by the UN World Food Program (WFP). These figures show that since 2009...
Sunday, June 10, 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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