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The future of the country

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They say students are the future leaders of the country. Since the late 90’s, two Lebanese Christian groups (Lebanese Forces and Tayyar Movement) been fighting each other. In the 90’s they massacred each other which led to the total control…
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Gebran Bassil derogatory gesture

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Gebran Bassil, the Lebanese Foreign Minister, while shaking hands with Emirati foreign ministry delegation asked about a woman called Caroline and made a gesture in with his hand which can be translated as “physically attractive female” while describing her to…
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5 facts you didn’t know about Syrian refugees in Lebanon

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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation – Wed, 21 May 2014 Author: Magda Mis and Ye Li Every fifth person in Lebanon is a Syrian refugee – the highest concentration of refugees per capita in the world. An equivalent influx to the UK…
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Regional differences in the conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

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A good paper written by Sam van Vliet and Guita Hourani. “This paper explores these variations by analyzing, first, differences among host communities and, second, by examining the dissimilarities among geographic settlements. The paper reveals that the conditions of Syrian refugees depend…
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Another victim of domestic violence

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This time, it was the 24 years old Rakya Mounzer. Last week, in Bourj Barajneh, a suburb of Beirut, Rakya wanted a divorce. Instead, the pregnant young woman was shot an killed by her husband. According KAFA , a Lebanese…
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Jacky Chamoun we stand with you

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The lynching by many  started. Yesterday she was a hero and today for them she is a disgrace. Jacky Chamoun, the 22 years old girl, representing Lebanon in Sochi posted topless for “Ski Instructors” calendar 2014. So what? She is…
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Lebanese Mufti issues a fatwa against civil marriage

Lebanon’s top Sunni Muslim authority, Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Qabbani issued the fatwa branding as an apostate any Muslim politician who approves civil marriage legislation. “Any Muslim with legal or executive authority in Lebanon who supports the legalisation of civil…
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