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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Equality all year round 

    It’s a fact. The gender gap is real, it needs to be closed all over the world, and Lebanon is no exception.

  • Doomed and shifty 

    Two men, both haunted by enormous problems and mired in legal entanglements that leave their futures uncertain and vague to say the least, are trying...

  • Sectarian poison 

    The way the media has presented the Ziad Itani-Maj. Suzan Hajj Hobeiche saga, and how it has been playing out on social media, would be a drama worthy of an...