Hanna Anbar

  • Massacre in Gaza 

    With the blessing of U.S. President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared war on the Palestinians and buried the chance of any...

  • We will not forget 

    Seventy years after the Nakba and the creation of the state of Israel on land stolen from Palestinians, some things have changed, but one thing has remained...

  • Security by dissociation 

    Following months of hostile rhetoric and threats to nix the Iran nuclear deal, U.S. President Donald Trump, against the wishes of the world powers involved in...

  • Hands off Beirut 

    Monday’s acts of intimidation and violence on Beirut’s streets, at the hands of unruly thugs, have struck at the heart of Lebanese of every...

  • Proactive leadership 

    Now that the elections are over, one would hope that Lebanon’s politicians would put their fiery campaign rhetoric behind them and focus on the challenges...

  • Vote’s over, join hands 

    Lebanon went to the polls Sunday under a controversial new voting system that has reduced the number of districts and allowed expats to vote abroad for the...

  • Vote for Beirut 

    The weather in Lebanon in May is generally unpredictable.But this year, in addition to the expected pollution, with general elections Sunday, the atmosphere...

  • Your vote, your duty 

    For decades Lebanon sought a new proportional election law that would produce a Parliament more representative of the country’s diverse population.After much...

  • Change or perish 

    Change is not only an inevitable fact of life but also crucial as it spells the difference between survival and demise. This fact seems to have been lost on...

  • Opposed to brutality 

    A letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has asked the international body to try to stop Israel from shooting protesters along...

  • Connect in unison 

    In just a matter of weeks, Lebanon has been party to three pivotal international meetings in support of the country as it faces tough challenges involving...

  • Election disruption 

    In less than two weeks, the Lebanese will head to the polls to choose their representatives for the next four years and in the process show that democracy is...

  • Lest we forget 

    Israelis this week are celebrating “Independence day,” marking 70 years since the creation of the state of Israel, according to the Hebrew calendar.It would...

  • Time to up the pressure 

    The Arab world has been waiting for a long time for an American leader with the vision, the sense of justice and the will to reconnect again with the region...

  • Charting a new course 

    Campaigns for parliamentary elections in Lebanon have often turned the political debate into a competition in the mastery of charm to attract support for a...

  • Eye of the storm 

    The region is being deafened by the drums of war, and as signaled by aggressive rhetoric, the redeployment of fleets, and relocation of bases and missiles,...

  • Path to prosperity 

    At a time when Lebanon has much to be upbeat about, and as the country stands with purpose at the start of a long and challenging transformation, the last...

  • Proving our worth 

    The mere fact that Lebanon has managed to gather 50 different parties, including major states and international organizations, at the CEDRE conference in...

  • Unending sacrifice 

    “The Israel Massacre forces,” as the Israeli media labeled their army, sums it all up.There’s no hiding Friday’s crimes against Gaza’s residents, which...

  • What next? More war 

    Marking the start of the eighth year of war in Syria, U.N. investigators announced that Syrian government forces and allied militias have raped and sexually...

  • Hariri’s eye on the future 

    Elections in Lebanon are always a unique exercise in a one-of-a-kind democracy riddled with innate cronyism, lethal sectarianism, regionalism and tribalism,...

  • Vile election tactics 

    It’s election season in Lebanon and politicians are loading their propaganda weapons and going into battle. Most maintain a level of ethical and moral...

  • Don’t just vote, elect 

    Lebanon is truly blessed. Despite being situated in a region where autocracy is the norm, this country enjoys the right to exercise democracy, a privilege...

  • Deserving of support 

    The Rome II donor conference Thursday, to be held in support of Lebanon’s Army and the Internal Security Forces, heralds a new era of challenges and...

  • Slicing up the cake 

    If the war in Syria is this century’s Spanish civil war, then, according to respected British newspaper The Independent, the carnage now occurring in Eastern...

First123Last