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Lebanon wary as Hague trial begins

This article was published by IRIN on 15 January These are worrying times for Lebanon; in late December a bomb exploded in the capital, Beirut, killing a former finance minister as well as at least four others. Days later, on … Continue reading

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‘These kids have nothing. They come here to forget’

This article was originally featured in The Times Education Supplement The clouds in Lebanon’s eastern Bekaa region may be darkening as the winter storms set in, but Ahmed Saab shows few signs of negativity. Gesticulating widely, he swings open a … Continue reading

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Why Lebanon’s stimulus package is doomed…

This article first appeared at Executive Magazine on 14 January 2013 When Riad Salameh, the governor of Banque du Liban (BDL), Lebanon’s central bank, announced in November $800 million for a new stimulus package to help the economy grow in … Continue reading

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Property rights lacking for Palestinians

This article originally appeared on IRIN, the United Nations’ press wire. “If they throw us out, we will end up in the sea,” Zahar Sayed Ghadbaan says, her anger not entirely disguised by the joking tone. “We have nowhere else … Continue reading

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