Category Archives: Lebanon

Cape Cod town rallies for refugees in Beirut

It’s rare that Cape Cod Times runs a story on Syria with a local bend, let alone two in the same day. Read my coverage of a Falmouth group’s efforts to support youth education in a Beirut refugee camp: http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20170719/refugee-fundraiser-planned-in-woods-hole

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From Cape Cod to the Syrian diaspora

A.J. Naddaff, an Arabic student at Davidson College, forwent his annual summer on Cape Cod to interview prominent Syrian artists living in exile in Europe. My article on his journey: http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20170719/student-project-on-syrian-artists-search-for-identity

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Lebanon-born, Brazil-raised judo star seeks Gold for Lebanon at Rio 2016

My first foray into sports journalism. I spoke to Nacif Elias, the judo star who will carry Lebanon’s flag at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Born in Lebanon, he grew up in Brazil where millions of people claim Lebanese descent, … Continue reading

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Will Israel and Hezbollah go to war again?

Here’s a timeline of recent reports of a third war between Hezbollah and Israel alongside pics of some areas significantly affected by the 2006 war: http://www.albawaba.com/slideshow/war-talk-in-lebanon-852080

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