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  • For seven decades, Lebanon has celebrated a national holiday – Independence – to honor something that has never actually existed.

    The call Wednesday from FPM leader Michel Aoun for a duel between him and LF leader Samir Geagea for the presidential seat reveals once and for all that this...

  • French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and his Italian counterpart, Matteo Renzi, have declared – or at least insinuated – that they will not comply with the...

    Global temperatures are rising, but the former Soviet Union’s frozen conflicts show no sign of a thaw. On the contrary, the ice is expanding.