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Rebecca Whiting
The appointment a few months previously of a new director general for the Railway and Public Transportation Authority, Ziad Nasr, raised more than a...
Sunday, May 12, 2013
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Malik Samara
The law renders residents of Gaza and the West Bank ineligible for Israeli citizenship or a residency permit through marriage. As a result, it...
Sunday, April 21, 2013
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Yazan al-Saadi
A quote at the bottom right corner of the graphic reads: “We are not in search of death, we are looking for real life.” The words are from the 1989...
Sunday, April 14, 2013
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Yazan al-Saadi
On 8 April 2013 WikiLeaks announced the launch of the Public Library of US Diplomacy (PlusD), which holds “the world’s largest searchable collection...
Monday, April 8, 2013
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Jamal Ghosn
Tunis – While the classifications of global north and global south are in vogue in leftist circles – in fact they were the officially adopted terms...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Zeina Zaatari
In a recent article by Turkish feminist Deniz Kandiyoti titled “Fear and Fury: Women and Post-Revolutionary Violence,” the author comes to the...
Friday, March 8, 2013
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Zaid Shteiwi
Now that security passes to enter North Lebanon’s Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp have been revoked, local merchants report that their...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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Haifaa Abbasi
“I do not want to champion what I do...or for people to follow me as an example,” Jarik al-Khayer* says, sipping tea one cloudy winter afternoon. “...
Sunday, March 3, 2013
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Wafiq Qanso
The northeastern Lebanese town of Hermel is just an hour away from the Syrian city of Homs. A glance inside any Hermel home betrays the close ties...
Friday, March 1, 2013
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