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Rameh Hamieh
The residents of the refugee camp have learned to live with the congestion and difficult living conditions inside the camp – from the contamination...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
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Robert Abdallah
We are now nearing the end of the month of Ramadan. The faces of the residents of the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp cannot belie their weariness.
Monday, August 13, 2012
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Rouba Abou Ammo
Beirut’s main public hospital is running out of the most basic items, putting the lives of its patients at risk, despite repeated infusions of cash...
Friday, August 10, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
In Jal al-Bahr, at the entrance of the city of Tyre, an ancient Phoenician burial chamber was discovered in which seven adults, two children and five...
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
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Ahmed Mohsen
In Yammouneh, the locals beseech the Virgin Mary. They bang their heads on the walls of the old church and pray “in the presence of Our Lady Mary.”...
Monday, August 6, 2012
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Yazan al-Saadi
“The war runs along several fronts, not only militarily, but it [is] also a battle over the minds of people…We are not trying to obliterate any other...
Sunday, August 5, 2012
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Robert Abdallah
In the past, people used to gather zaatar (thyme) from the hills and woodlands. But there was a decline in wild thyme because of environmental...
Sunday, August 5, 2012
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Maha Zaraket
The Salafi-led sit-in that blocked one of the key boulevards in the southern city of Saida for over a month was called off after a resolution was...
Friday, August 3, 2012
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Jana Yasmin Nakhal
Nahr al-Bared Camp, Lebanon - There is something different about the camp. The people have changed. Morale is high. It differs not only from how it...
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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