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Lebanon’s new low, Libya’s migrant crackdown, and the UN’s Hancock hire: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 15 Oct 2021
Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar. Armed clashes on the streets of Beirut. At least six people were shot dead in Beirut on 14 October, after gunshots rang out at a protest demanding the removal of a judge investigating last August’s port explosion ... In case you missed it ... CAMEROON.
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Ryzomes' Democratic Economy Conference: An Effort To Identify Alternative Solutions For Lebanon's Economic Crises

MENA FN 14 Aug 2021
(MENAFN - GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lebanon has been experiencing a wrenching economic crisis for the past 18 months. Reportedly, GDP declined by ... .
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Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Ohio 01 Aug 2021
FICTION. Stargazer by Anne Hillerman ... The Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan ... The Nasr family is spread across the globe—Beirut, Brooklyn, Austin, the California desert ... Still, they’ve always had their ancestral home in Beirut—a constant touchstone—and the complicated, messy family love that binds them ... NONFICTION. Wild Souls.
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Egypt and Lebanon top Forbes’ list of Arab billionaires for 2021

Egypt Independent 29 Jul 2021
The two brothers, Taha and Najib Mikati, founded the (M1) Holding Group in the Lebanese capital, Beirut ... Bahaa Hariri founded and headed the Horizon Group, a real estate holding company with investments in Amman, and Beirut. He also owns the majority stake in Globe Express ...
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Meet the artists behind 'Letters from Beirut': an installation to resist forgetfulness

The National 12 Jul 2021
In the weeks after the explosion at the Port of Beirut, the Sakhis put out a call on their website for messages about how people were feeling after the blast ... By the end of the exhibition, in November, the sisters hope nothing will be left of Letters from Beirut, only open latticework where there once was a six-meter-high wall.
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Dubai Comedy Festival 2021: International stars bring the laughs to the UAE

Gulf News 03 May 2021
1 of 10 ... Check out the comedians announced so far — more are yet to be announced — and where you can watch them. Image Credit.. 2 of 10. Ali Al Sayed ... Supplied ... He has a number of projects to his credit, including the 2017 comedy special ‘No Bombing in Beirut’, seven comedy shows that he’s written and performed across the globe and multiple TV credits ... .
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LIBRARY NEWS: Volunteer Week, and Earth Day

Pagosa Daily Post 15 Apr 2021
But that was before COVID-19 ... Our fingers are crossed for fall or early winter ... Thank you to all of our volunteers! ... “The ArsonistsCity’ by Hala Alyan features a family spread across the globe who gather in Beirut to save the family home ... “The Beirut Protocol” by Joel C Rosenberg is a Marcus Ryder adventure featuring the clandestine CIA operative ... .
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Nearly 20 arrested in alleged plot against Jordan's King Abdullah II

Stars and Stripes 03 Apr 2021
WASHINGTON — Jordanian authorities on Saturday arrested nearly 20 people and sought to restrain the movement of the kingdom's former crown prince amid what officials called a "threat to the country's stability." ... forces in security operations around the globe. ___ ... The Washington Post's Sarah Dadouch in Beirut contributed to this report ....
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Too Much Easy Money Leads to Trouble

The American Spectator 23 Mar 2021
Imagine painting yourself into a corner ... Louis Globe-Democrat and moved to Beirut as a freelance writer ... Late in the year, heavy fighting in the streets of Beirut led to a mass evacuation of the city’s expatriate business population. Suddenly, Beirut was “halas” — the Arabic word for finished — as the regional hub for business in the Middle East ... .
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Return of the resource curse: The trouble that comes from too much money

Columbia Missourian 23 Mar 2021
Louis Globe-Democrat and moved to Beirut as a freelance writer, wanting to secure a ringside seat at a big event — one of the greatest transfers of wealth in world history ... Late in the year, heavy fighting in the streets of Beirut precipitated a mass evacuation of the city’s expatriate business population.
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Populate Christian Artsakh

Asbarez 26 Feb 2021
The land might identify history; People identify the land ... A year of unprecedented affliction is behind us, the memory of which brings chills to the soul of every Armenian around the globe. COVID-19, crisis in Syria and Lebanon, the horrendous destructive August 4 explosions in Beirut, are painful memories which will haunt us for a long time ... .
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Love is in the air: Bengaluru Airport delivers 2.76 lakh kg roses this V-Day

International Business Times 15 Feb 2021
A total of 6.4 million rose stems were flown across the globe. Some of these included cities such as Singapore, London, Kuala Lumpur, Beirut, Manila and Auckland, an official release from the operator of Kempe Gowda international airport said.  ... Also Read. Valentines Day 2021 ... Valentine's Day Special ... .
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Russell Crowe’s surprise birthday message to British sailor on round-the-world boat race

The National 03 Feb 2021
In a video published on Twitter, Crowe urged Hare to "keep going" as she completes the final stages of the gruelling Vendee Globe yacht race ... “What an amazing feeling you're going to have when you can say you've claimed the globe." Read More ... Beirut restaurant'.
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Russel Crowe’s surprise birthday message to British sailor on round-the-world boat race

The National 03 Feb 2021
In a video published on Twitter, Mr Crowe urged Hare to ‘keep going’ as she completes the final stages of the gruelling Vendee Globe yacht race ... “What an amazing feeling you're going to have when you can say you've claimed the globe." Read More ... Beirut restaurant'.
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John le Carré: The Novelist Who Demystified Cold War Spying

Politico 26 Dec 2020
Magazine. John le Carré ... 1931-2020. AP Photo ... And the author would do copious background research for his books, traveling to dangerous parts of the globe like Beirut and Phnom Penh in then-Khmer Rouge-occupied Cambodia to get a feel for conditions on the ground and to search for people who might flesh out characters starting to germinate in his mind ... .

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