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Maha Zaraket
A day after an all night battle in the Future Movement’s stronghold of Tariq al-Jdideh in the Lebanese capital, residents of the neighborhood have...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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A large explosive device was found and dismantled on Wednesday in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Helweh in an apparent assassination attempt...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
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Qassem Qassem
A huge gray iron gate with a plaque announces that you’ve reached the “Home of Samir and Strida Geagea.” Next to it are the main headquarters of the...
Monday, February 6, 2012
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Amal Shahine, Anas Zarzar
When Saddam Hussein’s regime fell, several thousand Palestinian refugees in Iraq were forced to flee to Syria where they live in a state of legal...
Friday, January 20, 2012
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Qassem Qassem
The reconciliation taking place between Hamas and Fatah at the top leadership level may push for unifying political authority among Palestinian...
Friday, January 13, 2012
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Qassem Qassem
Lebanese law allows all foreigners to own property and assets in Lebanon. But if you are a Palestinian refugee, you need to look for clever ways to...
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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Qassem Qassem
Celebrations of the release of 1,027 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday were not restricted to Gaza and the West bank. Many in Lebanon’s Palestinian...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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Robert Abdallah
Displacement following the destruction of Nahr al-Bared refugee camp four years ago forced many families to live in deplorable barracks until their...
Monday, October 17, 2011
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Jonathan Cook
Nazareth - Israel’s relentless efforts to foil a Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations are linked to its increasingly intransigent...
Friday, October 7, 2011
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