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Last week, security forces carried out a campaign to remove around 50 kiosks in violation of the law on Tripoli’s al-Mina corniche. The reasons...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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A Moroccan street vendor in the southern city of Marrakesh died in hospital after setting himself on fire in protest at having his goods confiscated...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Ahmad al-Dabba
Not only do the Palestinians living in Gaza have to deal with the Israeli-imposed siege of the over-populated Strip, but they also have a double tax...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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Sanaa Kamel
The Gaza Strip has witnessed seven suicides in the past eight weeks, a huge increase that’s prompting Palestinians to investigate more deeply how the...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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Usama al-Qaderi
In poverty-stricken regions of Lebanon, locals happily employ the services of travelling dental health practitioners who fix up their smiles at a...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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Rajana Hamyeh
Al-Akhbar follows the memories of a young Lebanese woman as she recalls growing up among the hashish crops of the Baalbeck-Hermel region. When her...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
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Abdel Rahman Youssef, Muhammad al-Arabi
One symptom of the Egyptian state’s neglect of Sinai before the revolution was the way it was transformed into fiefdoms for the latter-day feudalists...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
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Ramadan is supposed to be a month of charity. Instead, it has become a month of gluttony and ostentation. The rich compete to show off their fancy...
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Muhammad al-Khouli
While Mursi is now tackling the difficult task of juggling affairs concerning the SCAF and international powers, Egypt’s poor are wondering if they...
Saturday, June 30, 2012
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