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Divided Lebanese Neighborhood Finds Peace in Kitchen

They are the laughing chefs whose cookery is fueling hopes that common ground can be found among the residents of one of Lebanon’s most dangerous and divided neighborhoods. In the country’s second biggest city of Tripoli, a love of food is bringing together women from the communities of Bab Al-Tebbeneh, home to a majority Muslim Sunni community, and Jabal Mohsen, which has a largely Alawite population. Those communities, divided by a single street, have been devastated by decades of...

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