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Charbel Krayem
As Lebanon comes up in the world of soccer, illegal betting networks have expanded into local sports and match fixing is on the rise.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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Robert Abdallah
Rizkallah Maiki’s Bird and Poultry Farm is somewhere between a sanctuary and a petting zoo, a place where local schoolchildren, scouts and tourists...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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Rameh Hamieh
People in Baalbeck are waiting for answers to the many questions they have about the fate of new archaeological finds linked to the city’s world-...
Saturday, October 20, 2012
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Preethi Nallu
About an hour northeast of Beirut, the scenery transforms substantively, from the smog-engulfed coastal terrain of the metropolis to a winding...
Monday, October 15, 2012
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Rouba Abou Ammo
The Canadian government has begun the process of cracking down on passport holders who have claimed citizenship through falsely alleging residence in...
Thursday, October 4, 2012
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Rajana Hamyeh
The wooded area that overlooked a nameless valley in Khaldeh, south of Beirut, is no longer there. It did not disappear gradually, tree by tree, but...
Saturday, September 29, 2012
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Radwan Mortada
In the hallways of Roumieh prison, the nature of the inmates crimes are soon forgotten, save for the collaborators. There are some who profess their...
Friday, September 28, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
Al-Sharq cooperative was launched in 2005 in Bint Jbeil and the first agricultural experiment began; the planting of savory, which is a thyme-like...
Saturday, September 22, 2012
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Qassem Fayyad
Many Lebanese Shia Muslims request that they be buried in the historic Wadi al-Salam cemetery in the Iraqi city of Najaf. Al-Akhbar investigates why...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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