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Highlights and recent additions:

Books by ACS alumni: Three volumes of stories by Alumni of the American Community School at Beirut.

Rosemary Sayigh, Too Many Enemies; The Palestinian Experience in Lebanon.

The railways in Lebanon, their history and present state.

IPC Handbook 1948 "Handbook of the territories which form the theatre of operations of the Iraq Petroleum Company Limited and its associated companies. First edition, 1948"

Voices: Palestinian Women Narrate Displacement, by Rosemary Sayigh - A digital book in which you can hear the voices of women of historic Palestine telling their stories of loss of home through displacement, refugeedom, demolition and threat of demolition, deportation, imprisonment, and total transformation of environment.

The July War, 2006 - an overview map.

Lebanon - with facts and general information, army, articles, constitution and law, ethnology, environment, history, maps, news, places,pictures, politics, postcards, research, travel, tourism, cyberleb, currency, weather.

Solar Disinfection of Drinking Water - a free, simple, effective and traditional method of cleaning drinking water.

Baadna taybeen 'oul Allah! - We're still alive - say Allah! - Recording from the satirical radio show by Ziad Al Rahbani and Jean Chamoun on a multitude of aspect of the civil war in Lebanon.

DDC - the Digital Documentation Center at the American University of Beirut collaborates with Al Mashriq.

Tapline, the Trans-Arabian Pipeline Company. An industrial adventure of great impact on Lebanon and the Middle-East, also politically.

Um Kalthoum was born in 1904 and died in1975. She was unquestionably the most gifted singer and musician of this century in the Middle East. She was continuously popular for over 50 years and her songs are still played nightly on any number of Arabic language radio stations.

Images, video clips and my travelogue from the April War of 1996.

The Oslo Accords and related agreements.

The Fafo-reports - These reports on the living conditions of Palestinian refugees in the Occupied Territories and Lebanon, are examples of Fafo's strategic research which has contributed to the peace process in the Middle East.

The Beirut Green Line, 1975-1990. Documenting physical environments of the war.

Fairouz - Legend and Legacy
Biography, Music, Songs, Plays and Films, Discography - 1981

Food from the Arab World, Marie Karam Khayat and Margaret Clark Keatinge. 130 recipes for good food - mostly from Lebanon.

1000 photographs and a travelogue from Lebanon July - August, 1995 and April 1996

Images from the Past, a collection of pictures and slides from the Levant of the late 1800's most of which were taken by the Bonfils family of photographers.




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