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According to its most recent report, entitled, “Plunging Oil Prices,” the World Bank expects lower oil prices to benefit Lebanon’s economy. Thus, the...
Saturday, January 31, 2015
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A bomb tore through a busy market in Pakistan's tribal belt on Thursday, killing at least nine people, including two children, near the Afghan border...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
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Rami Zurayk
Agriculture in Mount Lebanon is in its death throes. There are many reasons for this, not least of all the state’s chronic neglect and its adoption...
Sunday, June 24, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
Al-Akhbar goes to China and investigates the secrets behind its surprisingly steadfast economy.
Friday, May 18, 2012
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Asi Abu-Najm
From gun-concealing garments to Assad photos to Homs maps in shortage, goods at al-Baramkeh market in Damascus increasingly reflect the political...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
Lebanon’s Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi has allegedly inserted a clause into next year’s budget that would shield real estate moguls from the full...
Friday, October 14, 2011
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