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Remembering Emily Nasrallah (1931-2018): In Her Words

Earlier this month, Lebanese feminist writer Emily Nasrallah died at 86. Today, we remember some of her words:

Childhood and youth

“I never thought I would get beyond the third elementary,” Nasrallah told writer and journalist Olivia Snaije. 396 more words


Friday Finds: 'The Nightingale That Speaks'

A second of the tales from Pearls on a Branch has appeared online — this time, on LitHub:

This gorgeous collection, brought together by Najlaa Khoury and translated by the magic Inea Bushnaq, is full of folktales told by women. 177 more words


Kites and Lines

We are all just parallel lines
Running through space
To infinity.
And these lines on either side
Run together.
So why do you
Reach out your hand… 215 more words



The combined balance sheet of commercial banks operating in Lebanon widened by 1.24% during the first month of 2018 to $222.59 billion, up from $219.86 billion at end of year 2017. 33 more words

Weekly Market Watch

3 Restaurants in NJ That Strives Hard To Upkeep Their Standards

The best food quality and ambiance is the utter satisfaction of gourmets and this is the place that offers both to their customers. NJ is known for having best restaurants with modern spaces, convivial atmosphere and eager gourmets.

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What are Motives of IDPs Returning Homes?

A study has found that some Syrian refugees are returning to their homes despite the ongoing conflict due to difficult conditions that they have met with in bordering nations. 567 more words


زوجتي السعودية وخوريّ الروم في الطائرة

في نهاية عام 1979، كنت عائدًا إلى بيروت من أبوظبي بصحبة زوجتي فادية السَعودية وطفلينا منيرة (سنتان وشهران) وعامر (سنة وشهر) على متن طائرة خطوط الشرق الأوسط اللبنانية من طراز بوينغ 707/720 القديم.