Series and Features

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Yazan al-Saadi
Adam Curtis is a friendly anomaly in the world of journalism. An English journalist who has been working for the British Broadcasting Corporation (...
Monday, December 16, 2013
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Nahrain Al-Mousawi
Khouribga, a phosphate-mining town in northwestern Morocco, has become home to a growing population of return migrants, that is, Moroccans returning...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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Maha Zaraket
The holy city of Najaf in Iraq is teeming with visitors from all over Iraq and a number of other countries. But the rituals that take place in Najaf...
Thursday, November 14, 2013
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Doha Shams
Perhaps the best description of what is happening in Akkar today, regarding the Syrian refugees, would be to say that the latter’s supposed “...
Thursday, November 7, 2013
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Yazan al-Saadi
Four years ago, a booklet titled “The Way to Happiness” found its way into a number of Lebanese public schools. Inside, the booklet lists 21 moral...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
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Bassem Alhakim
Wadih al-Safi, 91, has passed away at the Bellevue hospital in Mansouriyeh. It is the end of an era in Lebanon’s musical history, with the end of a...
Saturday, October 12, 2013
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Doha Shams
At the highest point of Akkar’s countryside lies the town of Fnideq. Like other Akkar villages, Fnideq is mourning its residents who drowned...
Monday, October 7, 2013
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Yazan al-Saadi
In Beirut, Western foreign correspondents tend to rely heavily on information from local fixers, who do the bulk of reporting for them. It is the...
Monday, September 30, 2013
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Ola al-Tamimi
As the biggest bilateral economic and development donor to the Palestinians, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) uses social...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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