Rasha Abouzaki

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The Jordanian government will be reducing the salaries of its ministers by 20 percent. The president of Greece and its prime minister gave up their...
Friday, September 14, 2012
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Hundreds of “daily contract workers, collectors, and employees” of Electricité du Liban (EDL), Lebanon’s electricity company have come to realize...
Monday, September 10, 2012
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Using confusing language, the Lebanese cabinet buys time in settling the public sector’s salary scale. Unions, however, have threatened to take...
Friday, September 7, 2012
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In ten days, Ramadan will be over. The Lebanese are waiting for prices to go back to normal levels, while merchants are fawning over the huge profits...
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
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After a 90-day strike without resolution, the electricity contract workers stepped up their action by occupying the main company headquarters,...
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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Change is sweeping through many parts of the Arab world due to deteriorating economic and social conditions. But in Lebanon, where electricity and...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
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Minister of Labor Salim Jreissati says that Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are better off without the amendments to the labor code ordered by his...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
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The myth of superiority clearly has a grip on the Lebanese. They presume that they are the masters of science, civilization, and progress. But...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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Summer has arrived, and with it a rise in the entry fees to beach clubs. Lebanon’s coastline, which is publicly owned, is now the reserve of a...
Friday, June 15, 2012
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Lebanon’s school teachers across the country and from all public, private, and technical schools announced yesterday that they will boycott official...
Thursday, June 7, 2012
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