Abdel Kafi al-Samad

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Five years ago, talk about a security plan for Tripoli began, but it never saw the light of day. Little has changed since due to a lack of consensus...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
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On Tuesday, July 2, Al-Akhbar toured Tripoli’s Abdul-Hamid Karami Square and its surrounding streets. Our impression was that the violent clashes,...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
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The vendors at the Bab al-Tabbaneh central produce market in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli could hardly believe their eyes. As a result of...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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Life came to a halt in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. Previously bustling places became demarcation lines as conflict intensified between the...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
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Even those espousing the most pessimistic views on the security situation in Tripoli didn’t expect the breakout of clashes on the Bab al-Tabbaneh-...
Monday, May 20, 2013
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Not even the gloomiest pessimists would’ve predicted that a few days from now, Lebanon’s Future Movement would have to face a vote over an electoral...
Friday, May 10, 2013
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The latest in Lebanese building violations was on display in the Qubbah area of Tripoli. In mid-April, security forces were in for a surprise. Dozens...
Thursday, May 9, 2013
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Wadi al-Nahle is a slum within a slum; its residents marginalized even from North Lebanon’s other rural areas. Geographically, the town is in the...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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Residents from the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli took to the streets Sunday in protest of the ongoing fighting that has claimed over 100...
Monday, April 22, 2013
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As if Syrian refugees don’t have enough to deal with, an outbreak of scabies, a type of skin mite, has hit those residing in the North Lebanon town...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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