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Ghassan Dibeh
“Not the Beirut central district, which was misappropriated by speculators, nor the palaces emerging from every side, nor the newly built boulevards...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
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Maysam Rizk
The Future Movement has joined the long list of parties aggrieved at the mega real-estate developer Solidere. “Hariri’s pride” is now drawing ire on...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Hadeel Farfour
People who have seized public seafront property stepped up pressure to pass a law that would legalize their confiscation of public space. They asked...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Ghufran Mustafa
Wadi Abu Jamil has disappeared. All erstwhile features of this historical Beirut district have vanished, and with them, their names. Nothing is left...
Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Firas Abou-Mosleh
Debt and conditional grants, or continued devastation: These are the only options that the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Solidere board members are making side profits from being part of companies that do business with Solidere, such as Bank Med and real estate...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Mouhamad Wehbe
When Solidere’s board, which controls the majority of votes in the company’s general assembly, decided not to distribute dividends in 2013, it was...
Monday, July 7, 2014
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Mouhamad Wehbe
A recent study on property prices produced by the real estate advisory agency, RAMCO, shows the average price of apartments in Beirut has risen to $1...
Friday, February 14, 2014
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Bassam Alkantar
At a December 17 press conference, Beirut Waterfront Development replied to accusations of exceptionalism made by resigned public works minister...
Thursday, December 19, 2013
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