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Faten Elhajj
There are always problems between parents and both private and public school administrations over issues of banning or imposing certain religious...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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Dania Hawat
For over a century, Lebanon's political society has been divided along sectarian lines. As soon as a citizen is born, they’re legally classified into...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi, Chloé Benoist
Israel’s Knesset is set to vote on a bill which would identify Palestinian Christians with Israeli citizenship as non-Arabs, sparking outcry both...
Friday, February 21, 2014
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Abdel Rahim Assi
Reports coming out of the ancient Christian town of Maaloula remain unclear as to whether the Syrian army has in fact regained control after radical...
Monday, September 9, 2013
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Hiyam Kossayfi
General Michel Aoun remains an oppositionist par excellence, critical of the government’s performance despite the fact that his Free Patriotic...
Friday, February 15, 2013
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Egyptian Muslims on Friday set fire to Christian homes in a village near Cairo after a fight between a Muslim man and a Christian laundry worker who...
Friday, July 27, 2012
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Lea al-Qazzi
The Maronite Patriarchate is pleased; The Maronite Patriarchate is displeased. The view from Bkerke, the village that houses the Maronite Church’s...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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Maysam Rizk
The past few weeks saw many events that are seemingly causing major changes in the Lebanese political scene. Al-Akhbar takes a look at how some of...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Egypt's Islamist presidential candidate Mohammed Mursi sought on Tuesday to reassure Coptic Christians and women, who fear a conservative Islamist in...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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