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Bassam Alkantar
The road leading to the Ain Drafil landfill will be closed soon. Political interests related to passing new tenders have aligned with the popular...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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”Scheherazade’s Diary” has received yet another award, which is to be added to the many accolades the film has been awarded in Arab festivals. On...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Lea al-Qazzi
General Michel Aoun will not stand idly by while the deadline to elect a new president in Lebanon approaches. It is his last chance to enter the...
Saturday, March 8, 2014
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Ibrahim al-Amin
The political scene in Lebanon could have done without the innovations being concocted in the presidential palace in Baabda.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
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Firas Choufi
How best to characterize the relationship between Hezbollah and Lebanese President Michel Suleiman? While some issues remain touchy between the...
Monday, January 21, 2013
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Zeinab Merhi
In Lebanon’s Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories. From false imprisonment to domestic abuse, the women imprisoned...
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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Mohamed Nazzal
A maze of clerks, lines, and incomprehensible instructions await those seeking to pay traffic fines at the courthouse in Baabda. Al-Akhbar follows...
Thursday, November 1, 2012
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