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At least five people have been killed and more than 40 injured since Tuesday morning as clashes continue in Lebanon's northern port city of Tripoli...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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Abdel Kafi al-Samad
The story behind the group of young Lebanese men ambushed by the Syrian army in a western Syrian town near Tal Kalakh is still unfolding. They were...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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At least two people were killed and 12 injured Tuesday in ongoing clashes in Lebanon's northern port city of Tripoli between neighborhoods divided...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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Radwan Mortada
Part Two of Al-Akhbar’s portrait of Salafis looks at Tripoli’s Sheikh Hussam al-Sabbagh, a mysterious figure unaffiliated with any mosque or...
Thursday, November 29, 2012
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Radwan Mortada
Salafis are often painted with a broad brush. But many who identify as Salafi complain that the popular media stereotype is inaccurate and informed...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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Abdel Kafi al-Samad
Shopkeepers in Tripoli’s Zaki al-Imam market take a break from work as municipal officials restore this popular center of commerce. While some...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Abdel Kafi al-Samad
Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli is one of a handful of cities in the eastern Mediterranean that was once famed for the production of soap. The...
Monday, November 5, 2012
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Amal Khalil, Abdel Kafi al-Samad
Tripoli and Saida’s local businesses took a serious hit following the assassination of security chief Wissam al-Hassan and the ensuing tension on the...
Friday, October 26, 2012
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Radwan Mortada
In his first interview with the press, former Lebanese Army Colonel Amid Hammoud, the commander of the Future Movement military wing, denies any role...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
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