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  • 7th April 2006
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    7 April 2006: 'Did I see your photo?' Articles about Unspeakable Love in the Daily Star and an-Nahar today. The Star gives it the best part of the back page, while an-Nahar has about two-thirds of a page inside. Back to Starbucks (yet again) for a long interview with Time Out Beirut, which...
  • 25th November 2000
    By
    Brian Whitaker
    A series of failed prosecutions for qat possession has cast doubt on whether Yemen’s favourite pastime is illegal throughout the United States. Although qat (or "khat") is not specifically mentioned in federal drugs law, and in only a few state laws, it is regarded by police as an illicit drug....

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