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  • Power of attraction 

    The heart cannot be governed.

  • Firing blindly 

    It’s always a good idea to get out of your own way if you want to reach your stated goals.

  • Diplomacy please 

    The U.N.’s presence in Lebanon dates back to the early ’50s, just a few years after the end of World War II, with the arrival at the time of UNRWA, which...

  • Crossing red lines 

    After moving a friendly football match between Israel and Argentina from Haifa to occupied Jerusalem, Israel’s Sports Minister Miri Regev has seen her plans...

  • Bloody tragedy 

    Two million dead people walking, including starving children; over 60 percent unemployment among young people; children and the elderly dying due to a lack of...

  • Keep the momentum 

    Following successful parliamentary polls that saw 80 new faces ready to inject fresh talent into the legislative, Saad Hariri has been designated as prime...

  • Get off your pedestal 

    Up until a little about two weeks ago, the airwaves were filled with electioneering rhetoric and vows of servitude from politicians trying to win...

  • 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 region, sect and...

  • 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.