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Bassam Alkantar
A study by the Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering about the organizational needs required to promote women’s participation in political parties and...
Friday, October 17, 2014
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Firas al-Hakkar
"Syrian university degrees for sale," say the advertisements spread along the border regions with Turkey, where the demand is high for Syrians who...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Salim al-Lawzi
Rap music had found its way to the Syrian music scene from the 1990s onwards. Since then, many young Syrians saw rap as a way to express their many...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
People who have seized public seafront property stepped up pressure to pass a law that would legalize their confiscation of public space. They asked...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Zainab Hawi
Throughout the past week, both Al-Arabiya and Al-Jazeera news channels have propagated lies about the clashes that erupted between Hezbollah and al-...
Friday, October 10, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
The piece of wood that the woman, who looked to be in her sixties, was carrying was not a cane but a sign that she tirelessly tried to hold up as she...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
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Ghassan Saoud
Ever since the massacres that occurred in some Christian towns during the [Lebanese civil] war, many of the residents have been trading their...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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Ahmad Jamaleddine
Egyptian authorities realize it is imperative to prevent the media from re-establishing the role it played in stirring public sentiment prior to the...
Monday, October 6, 2014
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Ghufran Mustafa
Wadi Abu Jamil has disappeared. All erstwhile features of this historical Beirut district have vanished, and with them, their names. Nothing is left...
Thursday, October 2, 2014
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