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Dalal Mawad
As her brother drove her through the streets of downtown Beirut on a balmy January day, 76-year-old Suzette Sasson felt like a stranger in her own...
Monday, April 16, 2012
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Jana Yasmin Nakhal
Life in the Jal al-Bahr refugee camp on the Tyre coast is little more than a series of calamities every winter: flooding, destroyed homes, and...
Sunday, April 15, 2012
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Charlotte Silver
The Big Mosque in Beersheba, off limits to worshipers since 1948, was converted by an Israeli court decision last year into a museum. The first...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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Kawthar Fahs
In Lebanon’s conservative Islamic villages, a large number of girls don the hijab at the age of nine. This practice, however, does not always stay...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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Malak Jaafar
Lebanon’s Riyadi and Iran’s Mahram head to Tehran with their basketball series tied at one game a piece. The political score, however, is harder to...
Thursday, April 5, 2012
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Nisrine Hammoud
Social pressures on single women fail to acknowledge their economic independence, educational, and professional achievements, or the fact that “late...
Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Bisan Kassab, Rana Mamdouh
The number of people vying to succeed Mubarak as President of Egypt has topped one thousand. Here’s a sample of some candidates who will not win in...
Monday, March 26, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
At a busy intersection in Beirut’s Zoqaq al-Blat, a crumbling 19th century mansion with a gaping, tarp-covered hole in its side sits perched above a...
Sunday, March 18, 2012
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Bassam Alkantar
Despite an earlier preservation order, another of Lebanon’s archaeological treasures is to be “integrated” into an upmarket commercial development.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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