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  • Bitar, Houda (Lebanese American University, 2020-06-01)
    Taking as its backdrop the severing of diplomatic ties and the imposition of economic sanctions on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies in June 2017, this thesis examines the sources of the turbulent relationship ...
  • Mattar, Reine (Lebanese American University, 2015-02-10)
    Qatar‘s foreign policy has received increasing attention due to the small monarchy‘s huge resources, and the activism of its main decision-takers: Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa and Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem. Before the Arab Spring ...
  • Karaki, Rawa (Lebanese American University, 2015-02-10)
    With the increasing popularity of the World Wide Web comes the enormous increase in stored digital contents, which could challenge users to search and use the multimedia data efficiently. This work focuses on hastening ...
  • Simonian, Raffi (Lebanese American University, 2011-09-06)
    System administrators have always dreamt of a menu system that allows them to quickly modify a menu, grant or revoke access permissions to different u se r s, and run UNIX administrative commands, without having to deal ...
  • Saliba, Jerome (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-22)
    Over the past decade, electric vehicles have been growing in popularity. The number of electric vehicles on the roads increased from a few thousand in 2010 to more than 10 million in 2020.1 Electric vehicles have already ...
  • Abdulsater, Zoha (Lebanese American University, 2011-12-13)
    This research carries out an interdisciplinary approach to comparative analysis which not only transcends historical, linguistic, and cultural boundaries, but also explores distinct art forms—namely Salvador Dalí‘s painting ...
  • Assaker, Rana (Lebanese American University, 2016-12-08)
    This thesis discusses the factors that have led to the rapid rise of the Islamic State in Syria. Employing a case study methodology, it argues that the emergence and consolidation of the Islamic State in Syria are to be ...
  • Abu-Khzam, Faisal N. (Amercian University of Beirut, 2018-04-24)
    Let f be a given function and Tf some integral transform of it. The question of deducing the asymptotic behavior of - from that of Tf is classical and has received much attention. More recently the question of deducing the ...
  • Alaedine, Rola (Lebanese American University, 2021-12-23)
    Migration studies generally tend to sideline the personal and the intimate in migrants’ trajectories. Analyses of labor migration are largely flawed by a focus on economic necessity and accounts on labor migrants are overly ...
  • Sitt, Sally B. (Lebanese American University, 2011-11-04)
    Astrocytomas are tumors occurring in young adulthood. Astrocytic tumors can be classified into four grades according to histologic features: grade I, grade II, grade III and grade IV. Malignant tumors, those of grade III ...
  • Joudi, Darine N. (Lebanese American University, 2011-09-06)
  • Itani, Ghada Ahmad (Lebanese American University, 2011-07-27)
    This project provides a reading kit reflecting the curricular objectives of cycle III set by the National Center for Educational Research and Development (NCERD). It emphasizes the following curricular traditional (listening, ...
  • Bdeir, Maha F. (Lebanese American University, 2017-03-13)
    A growing body of research highlights the importance of the preschool period in preparing skilled readers. Phonological awareness is considered one of the key precursor skills to conventional literacy that develop during ...
  • Diab, Yasmine Zakaria (Lebanese American University, 2015-09-09)
    The present study examined the difference between two educational programs (i.e. Lebanese Baccalaureate and American programs) in the Lebanese system and how each program integrates reading literacy with the science ...
  • Fakhreddine, Juheina Najib (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-26)
    The exigencies of writing at the secondary school level need immediate action plans to be treated before students end the secondary cycle to tum to college. The direct method that could be applied simultaneously with the ...
  • Kanj, Vivian (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-17)
    Realism and morality are recognized as parallel forces that are in an eternal dilemma in international relations. Historically, the United States foreign policy was a reflection of this vicious circle. In the current ...
  • Klait, Ibtissam (Lebanese American University, 2017-01-30)
    The rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a non- state actor, is explained through realism although realism does not have much to say about non- state actors and their terrorist acts. The rise of ISIS and ...
  • Ramadan, Hiba Zafer (Lebanese American University, 2021-04-27)
    This study examines the ‘clash of communitarians’ thesis in the Middle East and North Africa. At the same time, it explores political dynamics of nation-states’ foreign policy outlooks. This is done by focusing on the ...
  • Zebian, Farah (Lebanese American University, 2022-07-18)
    Educational leaders in rural areas struggle to recruit and retain highly qualified teachers. Compared to schools in urban and suburban areas, educational leaders in rural areas have difficulties staffing their classrooms ...

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