Tripoli’s Unseen Faces

by Moe Ali Nayel published by Jadaliyya Jan 19 2015 Over the last six years, violence has sporadically burst out in Tripoli’s impoverished neighborhoods. Walking the narrow alleys, one starts to feel the ongoing discontent of angry men who, like glowing embers, constantly flare up in conflict. Whether it is through political-sectarian agitation and/or the… Read More Tripoli’s Unseen Faces

Palestinians in Lebanon push back against media incitement

Moe Ali Nayel The Electronic Intifada Beirut 18 December 2014 Ein al-Hilwe camp proves a convenient scapegoat. (Kristian Buss/STARS) Palestinian refugees in Lebanon have been trying to remain outside the consuming fire of Lebanese politics. Since the 2007 destruction of Nahr al-Bared refugee camp by the Lebanese army in the north of the country, Palestinian… Read More Palestinians in Lebanon push back against media incitement

Palestinians fleeing Syria charged $400 per month to rent garages in Beirut

Moe Ali Nayel The Electronic Intifada Beirut 18 September 2014 On Tuesday, 9 September, Palestinian refugees from Syria descended from acrossLebanon to Beirut. They gathered in a group of approximately two hundred to protest outside the UN refugee agency UNHCR’s headquarters in the capital’s Jnah neighborhood. The protest was called by Syria’s Palestinians in Lebanon,… Read More Palestinians fleeing Syria charged $400 per month to rent garages in Beirut