TRIPOLI (IRIN) - Jebel Mohsen has seldom been so quiet. On a Saturday in this district of Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli, the only sound is that of shovels and pickaxes. At a demarcation line separating Jebel Mohsen from rival neighbourhood Bab al-Tabbaneh, young people are removing the stains of a 30-year conflict.
Two months ago, no one could walk through this area, known as the Omari Stairs. A barricade was built in the middle of the staircase linking the two neighbourhoods, and a...
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