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“ART4LIVES”  workshops to help refugee children to cope with war in Syria


In Lebanon ,The Phd candidate and psychologist Lara Kalaf, launched a crowd funding campaign on indiegogo to finance a new psychosocial support program for refugee children called “ART4LIVES”. These artistic workshops will teach participant refugee children a realistic ways to cope with the negative consequences of the war in Syria . what called the psychological resilience is the best way …

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Kuwait Advised it Citizens not to Travel to Lebanon

protest in  Lebanon after the garbage collection crisis

On Thursday The Kuwaiti embassy in Lebanon advised its citizens not to travel to Lebanon, urging the ones already in the country to be “extremely cautious” in their movements. The Kuwaiti Embassy advised Kuwaitis to avoid what it described as “suspicious locations,” asking them to “communicate and coordinate with the embassy when needed, in order to preserve their security and …

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More Chaos, Massacres and Mayhem During 2015 in the Middle East


Scenarios In The Arab Region During 2015 I agree with the view that the Middle East is the most dangerous region in the world. In recent years, the region has witnessed upheavals, revolutions, insurrections, wars, tensions and conflicts that preceded the onset of the Arab Spring in 2011. Salman Aldossary, Chief Editor of the Pan-Arabic Asharq al Awsat Newspaper, is …

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Naji al-Ali: The timeless conscience of Palestine


By Arjan El Fassed– The Electronic Intifada On Wednesday July 22 1987 at five in the afternoon, Palestinian cartoonist Naji Al-Ali parked his car in southwest London, and walked a few meters towards the offices of the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas where he worked. He was shot in the head by a gunman, dressed in a denim jacket, who walked calmly …

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The strategy behind Israel’s attack on Iran and Hizballah


Israel’s claims of an imminent threat of Hizballah attack are not credible. More likely it wants to subdue the Lebanese militia so that it has a free hand to manipulate the Syrian battlefield to its advantage Al-Araby – 22 January 2015 By Jonathan Cook Israel has good reason to fear that the Lebanese militia Hizballah and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard will seek dramatic revenge for the killing of …

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Syrian refugees to be hit hard this winter as World Food Program predicts shortage


Aid workers in the Middle East fear that they are on a verge of a major humanitarian crisis as millions of Syrian refugees will be cut off food assistance due to funding gaps. On Monday, the UN World Food Program said that it needed $64 million to fund its food voucher program for the month of December alone, and that …

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Lebanon’s start-up ecosystem


By Constanze Bayer – NOW. Banque du Liban’s initiative is aimed at keeping new business in Lebanon Banque du Liban Accelerate 2014, the first international start-up conference in Lebanon, took place last week. Visitors came away with the impression of a strong and developing start-up economy in Lebanon. More than 20 companies presented their ideas, most of them founded a …

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QS World University Rankings reveal no universities from Arab or Muslim nations among top 100


British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has published it annual list of QS World University Rankings, with no university from an Arab or Muslim country unsurprisingly making it to the top 100 universities in the world. The QS rankings are one of the three most widely observed and influential international university rankings, alongside the Academic Ranking of World Universities and the …

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Syria: US-led campaign expands strikes to target al-Nusra Front


US-led airstrikes in Syria hit al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra Front and rebel brigade Ahrar al-Sham in a rare expansion of weeks of targeted raids at extremist group Islamic State, the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights said on Thursday. Additionally, American media have reported that 24-year-old French bomb-maker David Drugeon, a converted Muslim who had joined al-Qaeda offshoot the Khorasan group, was …

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October in Numbers


The following are some interesting figures from October: November 2016: the deadline the Palestinian Authority asked the U.N. Security Council to impose on Israel to end its occupation of all Palestinian lands. $50,000 was donated to rebuild U.N. schools damaged during Israel’s summer assault on Gaza by 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. The young Pakistani, who has spoken …

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