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Stakes Rising in Israel

Israel’s effective loss of its only international airport for a couple of days last week—and the cloud of uncertainty that …

Business as Usual in Lebanon

Writer Michael Karam vacations every summer in his mountain house. He sits in his garden overlooking the verdant Bekfaya region …

Dancing in Kirkuk

On a baking hot Monday afternoon just before the start of Ramadan, a group of teenagers filed into a dilapidated …

Nowhere to Call Home

“We are invisible here,” says Abu Leila, a Syrian refugee, as he stood in front of the ashes of his …

Why All This Hatred?

Beirut—We are queuing at Starbucks. Documentary filmmaker Elyas Salameh asks me what I’d like and I ask him the same. …

Fixed Poll, Mixed Support

Beirut—On May 28, tens of thousands of Syrians currently living in Lebanon went to vote in the upcoming Syrian presidential …