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Last week, security forces carried out a campaign to remove around 50 kiosks in violation of the law on Tripoli’s al-Mina corniche. The reasons...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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A new US government report has found major reconstruction projects in Afghanistan are so behind schedule they will not yield results before most...
Monday, July 30, 2012
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Abdel Kafi al-Samad
The recent financial boost the government gave itself in order to fund some projects leading up to summer 2013 was interpreted by the opposition as...
Monday, June 11, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
At the Joseph Khoury Marina in Dbayeh, a sunken pit lined with reddish dirt was transformed into a temporary site of celebration this past Thursday...
Saturday, June 9, 2012
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Abbad Yehya
Ramallah - Halfway between occupied Jerusalem and Nablus, in middle of the West Bank and 9km north of Ramallah, private Palestinian funds, generously...
Friday, June 1, 2012
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Amer Mohsen
It is said that the last Shah of Iran was unaware of what was taking place in the street right outside his palace. But he could debate for hours with...
Monday, May 28, 2012
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Ghassan Saoud
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati is attempting to address three heated issues related to the crisis in North Lebanon. One cannot think of Mikati...
Monday, May 21, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
In an interview with Al-Akhbar, China’s Ambassador to Lebanon Wu Zexian elaborates on his country’s approach to foreign policy, particularly in the...
Friday, May 4, 2012
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Zeinab Merhi
The Lebanese government is planning to build a water dam in Balaa, in the mountains of north Lebanon. But Iranian involvement in the project has...
Monday, April 9, 2012
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