More Editorials

  • Lebanon in jeopardy 

    Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah didn’t mince words over the weekend, coming out with a loud-and-clear, “My way or the highway,” abandoning any...

  • Broader designs 

    The picture is gradually growing clearer, and it has become quite evident that March 8 and its sponsors have an ample supply of rabbits in their hats ready to...

  • Loyalty to Lebanon 

    The region enters a dangerous new phase Monday, as the U.S. administration restores sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Not time for antics 

    In Lebanon, the spirit of partnership in governance is not a luxury but the one thing that allows 18 different sects to coexist in peace in this tiny country.

  • Don’t desert the Palestinians 

    People in the Middle East aren’t known for letting things go; every perceived insult, affront or breach of trust is treated with the same gravity as the...

  • Peculiar case of Zakka 

    It is unacceptable that Lebanon would abandon Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese national held in Iran on sketchy charges, while the world’s countries have rallied over...

  • Lebanon is what matters 

    At long last, after months of feuding, hostile rhetoric and one-upmanship, by all accounts government formation appears to be just around the corner.

  • Stopgap measures 

    They say that if wishes were horses, then beggars would ride. With Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri’s self-imposed 10-day deadline to form a government...

  • Obstructor in chief 

    It’s time to say enough is enough because we’re out of time. Someone needs to step in and remove the cog obstructing the smooth running of our political system.

  • The press in distress 

    After Al-Anwar newspaper stood the test of time through Lebanon’s worst days, its closure after 60 years is nothing short of tragic, tantamount to a massacre...

  • Blatant diversion 

    It’s time to call out the actions of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who treats the world community as a group of nonentities, naive enough to be...