Ben GilbertMay 26, 2009 15:37Updated May 30, 2010 12:56
NAHR AL-BARED, Lebanon — Fadi El Tayaar’s home used to be in the middle of one of Lebanon’s largest Palestinian refugee camps, Nahr al-Bared. It was a bustling center of commerce in Lebanon’s north, and he remembers how the main street was once crammed with Lebanese shoppers during holidays.
“The Lebanese were depending on the items and goods from here,” he said. “It was a market, the prices were cheap.”