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Joanne Bajjaly
Qadisha Valley is struggling to maintain its pristine beauty as developers and nearby residents wage a war of attrition against this UN-designated...
Friday, July 27, 2012
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Sandy Maroun
Political parties’ offices are abundant all over Lebanon. These offices attract many of the local youth, providing activities as well as social...
Monday, July 23, 2012
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Jana Yasmin Nakhal
“I’ll tell you about the camp,” says the young Facebook activist who welcomed me to Dbayeh refugee camp. “I’ll introduce you to the people so you can...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
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Nicolas Abu Rjeili
In the past, poplar trees were planted just for their beauty. Houses surrounded their fences with them, to create a beautiful view and some shade....
Saturday, July 14, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
This year housewives in South Lebanon were earlier than those in Baalbek and Hermel in preparing the local kishk – a powdery cereal of burghul (...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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Carol Kerbaj
“Ability to work under stress, alone or in a team, and the ability to multitask.” These are some of the conditions repeated in most job ads for non-...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Nisrine Hammoud
When Gabriel (not his real name) was 21 years old, he rushed from his workplace, on the al-Sayyad roundabout, to shake then Israeli Defense Minister...
Sunday, July 8, 2012
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Amal Khalil
Beekeepers are facing multiple challenges, from diseased bees to hive theft, as they approach the season for harvesting honey.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
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Qassem Qassem
Palestinian cemeteries in Lebanon are running out of room. With Lebanese cemeteries refusing the dead, Palestinians have been forced to bury their...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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