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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Change or perish 

    Change is not only an inevitable fact of life but also crucial as it spells the difference between survival and demise.

  • 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.

  • 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...