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AUB Hires US Professor Fired Over Anti-Israel Tweets
Society & Culture  (tags: AUB, Beirut, Lebanon, Edward W. Said Chair of American Studies, Steven Salaita, education )

Evelyn
- 1380 days ago - dailystar.com.lb
"I'm thrilled to announce that I will serve as the Edward W. Said Chair of American Studies at AUB for the 2015-16 academic year," Steven Salaita announced on Wednesday."I've learned 2 things: 1-love prevails 2-some Zionists get mad if a critic of Israel
Exhibit of Iconic 1948 Photos âEUR" âEUR~The Long JourneyâEUR(TM) âEUR" Opens Today in NYC (TEXT, PHOTOS, and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UNRWA, digital archive, war, violence, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, refugees, Human Rights, society, family, culture, crime, ethics, freedoms, humans, media, politics, government, safety )

Carrie
- 1545 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The UN agency that deals with Palestinian refugees has opened a new digital archive including many images from the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948, when 750,000 Palestinians were expelled by or fled the Zionist army and militias when ...
Human Rights Watch: Lebanese Laws Discriminate Against Women   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Lebanon, Family Laws, personal status laws, confessional, Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Druze, discrimination against women, civil code )

Evelyn
- 1549 days ago - youtu.be
Personal Status Laws in Lebanon are tied to confessional groups - there are 15 Family Laws. These discriminate systematically against women, in different ways, reinforcing patriarchal values - and have implications for other laws
Israeli Beauty Queen's Selfie With Miss Lebanon During Miss Universe Contest Causes Stir
Society & Culture  (tags: beauty pageant, fashion, humans, interesting, Israel, Lebanon, society, women )

Ben
- 1550 days ago - smh.com.au
An Israeli beauty queen's selfie has caused a stir in Lebanon, with some Lebanese calling for their country's contestant at the Miss Universe pageant to be stripped of her title for consorting with the enemy.
LEBANON: Could a New Civil Law Unify a Divided Society?
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, world, Lebanon, ethics, law, ethnicities, societal law, religion, news, interesting, culture, government )

AWAY AWHI
- 2638 days ago - ipsnews.net
The country's 'personal law status'' prohibits Catholics, Sunnis and Shiites from bequeathing possessions or property to offspring of different faiths. Lebanon's personal law, which includes marriage, inheritance and divorce, is ruled by ten different re
THE BATTLE IS ON! Lebanese Chefs Load Up With Falafel for Israel Food Fight
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, FOOD, middle-east, israel, LEBANON, HUMMUS, FOOD, GoodNews, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 3263 days ago - naharnet.com
On Saturday, Lebanon claimed another victory in its continuing battle with Israel over which country can make the largest plate of the chickpea delicacy hummus -- with a 10-ton platter.
Mepeace.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Conflict Resolution, Healing, Islam, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East )

Margaret
- 3917 days ago - marcgopin.com
Mepeace.org burst onto the scene of Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking very recently. This is a crowded field of many fledgling and worthy groups, each seeking to make change in their own way.
   

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