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Rim al-Barki
Initial results show that the alliance led by a former Gaddafi regime official, Mahmoud Jibril, won the majority of the 80 seats (out of 200)...
Friday, July 13, 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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Nasser Charara
March 14 grabbed the opportunity of the disagreement between Michel Aoun and Hezbollah and they welcomed him with open arms. However, the move is not...
Monday, July 9, 2012
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Abdel Rahman Youssef
Egyptian television preacher Amr Khaled is back on the television screen. He mixes politics and development, invites the fuloul (remnants of the old...
Thursday, June 14, 2012
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Anas Zarzar, Tamam Abdallah
Syria’s parliamentary elections are being met with cynicism on the streets of Damascus despite being billed as the first multi-party elections the...
Monday, May 7, 2012
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