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Overworked, underpaid and ignored by the government for decades, Lebanon’s school teachers and civil sector workers say they can no longer bear the...
Monday, June 2, 2014
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When their wives could no longer tolerate them bringing their friends over to drink, smoke and litter their homes, leaving the women to clean up...
Friday, May 30, 2014
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Al-Akhbar editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin appeared briefly before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) by video-link Thursday where he told the...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
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Several thousand civil sector workers and teachers rallied in downtown Beirut Wednesday following a week-long strike over Parliament’s failure to...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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Lebanon's Al-Jadeed TV and its deputy director Karma Khayat on Tuesday pleaded "not guilty" after being charged with obstruction of justice and...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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Tens of thousands of public sector employees and school teachers marched in Beirut Tuesday to demand lucrative banks and big businesses pitch in to...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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Thousands of Lebanese workers and activists have been pouring onto the streets over a litany of issues since parliament resumed work this month...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Once a week dirt bikers gather from across Lebanon to discover a new part of the country on two wheels. The Sunday ritual has become a chance for...
Friday, April 11, 2014
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Thousands of shells, rockets and missiles fired from Syria or Syrian army aircraft have struck Lebanese border villages since the neighboring...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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Students living in Cuba, Iran and Sudan who are enrolled in US-based online learning services, known as “MOOCs,” will now be forced to drop out,...
Friday, January 31, 2014
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