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Ahmed Mohsen
In the large swathes of Lebanon where the state fails to provide reliable electricity, the service is provided by private “businessmen.” His physical...
Friday, June 29, 2012
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Mohamed Nazzal
An eclectic mix of youths go out to burn tires on the airport road in protest at the stifling electricity cuts. Twenty years ago, it was said that “...
Thursday, June 28, 2012
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Rameh Hamieh
Little by little, Lebanon’s western mountains are losing their dense green areas. Spaces between trees are expanding, especially in the forests and...
Friday, June 22, 2012
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Nicolas Abu Rjeili
The damask rose is blooming and it is time to pick its petals. Almost every house garden in Lebanon’s countryside holds several pots of this rose,...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
The news coming from Syria is gloomy on all levels. In the “Land of Civilizations,”
Sunday, June 17, 2012
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Doha Shams, Nisrine al-Razaineh
Lebanese women married to Palestinians and living in Gaza face difficulties in returning to Lebanon for visits, including the difficulty of obtaining...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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Nicolas Abu Rjeili
The fruit of the jujube tree is very popular in Lebanon. It has many benefits and is traditionally used as a remedy to many illnesses. A new study...
Thursday, June 7, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
Seventy years after it opened, the National Museum, once a byword for division in Beirut, has acquired new status as a symbol of unity and rebirth....
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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Yazan al-Saadi
The genre of science fiction, with its spectacular imaginations and inventive possibilities, has enjoyed an overshadowed history in the Arab world; a...
Sunday, June 3, 2012
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