Author Articles

April 15, 2017

Beirut - It is perfectly normal to expect Lebanon to be affected by the political fallout of the

April 15, 2017

Beirut - Ain al-Hilweh, the largest of Lebanon’s 12 Pales­tinian refugee camps, has gained a noto

March 25, 2017

Beirut - Deep divisions in the Arab world, stalemates in Syr­ia, Yemen and Libya, the forgotten c

March 11, 2017

Beirut - The little hope that Pales­tinians have been hanging on for establishing their own state

February 25, 2017

Beirut - Setting up a state Ministry for Com­bating Corruption in the new cabinet of Lebanese Pri

February 11, 2017

Beirut - Saudi Arabia has taken an­other step to warm ties with Lebanon in what seems to be a car

January 14, 2017

Beirut - After turning its back to Lebanon for nearly a year, leaving the tiny country on the ver

January 07, 2017

Beirut - As 2016 neared its end, a piece of good news shifted world attention to the Palestinian

January 07, 2017

Beirut - Realpolitik was a landmark shift in Lebanon’s politics at the end of 2016 — put­ting at

December 24, 2016

Beirut - The Syrian government’s claimed “victory” in the long battle for its northern city of Al

December 24, 2016

Beirut - The Lebanese political dy­namic that emerged with the election of Michel Aoun as preside

December 10, 2016

Beirut - Less than a year after Saudi Arabia made the dramatic decision to abandon Leba­non, susp

December 03, 2016

Beirut - Now that strong Christian leader Michel Aoun is settled in the presiden­tial palace, a g

November 05, 2016

BEIRUT - The euphoria that accom­panied the election of a Hezbollah ally, Christian veteran leade

October 29, 2016

BEIRUT - The long-awaited election of a president in Lebanon is just around the corner.

October 22, 2016

BEIRUT - In a dramatic shift of events, Sunni leader Saad Hariri has taken a major political risk

October 08, 2016

BEIRUT - For almost two years, Leba­non’s principal rivals — Iran-backed Shia Hezbol­lah and the

October 01, 2016

Beirut - When Hezbollah en­gaged in the Syria war, it was in a bat­tle for its own exist­ence.

September 17, 2016

Beirut - Having experienced a long, destructive war and a difficult, yet in­complete process to r

September 04, 2016

BEIRUT - Maintaining stability in Lebanon and con­taining the devastat­ing effects of the war rag