Author Articles

November 19, 2017

The psychological barrier between Muslims and Christians prevails but has Lebanese film direc­tor

June 26, 2016

The writer and wit Toby Young, famed for the book How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, recent

April 16, 2016

Former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri has voiced optimism that the country’s head of state w

March 04, 2016

As if Lebanon didn’t have enough prob­lems, friction with its oldest ally can be added to its lis

February 25, 2016

Beirut - From the outside it looks like just another trendy Beirut coffee shop but in­side the UK

February 18, 2016

Six months ago, military experts had written off Syrian President Bashar Assad and were sketch­in

February 04, 2016

News that you couldn’t make up has just occurred in Lebanon.

February 04, 2016

Raging war and political turmoil across the Middle East and North Africa have affected about 27 m

January 14, 2016

Beirut - The subject of AIDS in Lebanon is no longer a gloomy one.

January 14, 2016

It’s not as though the war in Iraq was not enough of a burden but the mayhem that came about afte

January 07, 2016

BEIRUT - Lebanon’s banking system, the country’s last bas­tion of free market suc­cess, appears t

November 05, 2015

Something’s got to give in Iraq, a country besieged by the Islamic State (ISIS) taking much of it

October 29, 2015

A chain of poor decisions that alienated Russia is backfiring on Washington.

October 01, 2015

There is an endearing scene in the Holly­wood classic Casa­blanca in which the police prefect (Cl

September 10, 2015

No donors have come forward to inject much-needed cash into a UN food programme for 4 million ref

September 03, 2015

Europe’s slack security allowed the Paris train shooting to happen but the news media will indulg

August 13, 2015

Syria has been in the news recently for what looks like yet another shift in geopolitical plates

June 25, 2015

The Druze in the Middle East are in a quandary.