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Hassan Chakrani
A new era brings, inevitably, politically motivated spending. According to estimates, the administration of the new King Salman has allocated $32...
Friday, February 13, 2015
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Amal Saad
Hezbollah’s intervention in Syria has been criticized by many in the Arab world as a sign that “they have abandoned resistance to fight fellow...
Friday, February 13, 2015
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Radwan Mortada
Negotiations to release the Lebanese soldiers being held prisoner in the hills of Ersal are ongoing and the issue is expected to see some progress....
Friday, February 13, 2015
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Ahmad Hassan
The steady advances by the Syrian army toward villages in southern Syria allowed the return of Deir al-Adas, al-Danaji, Deir Maker, and the hills of...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Rana Harbi, Nasser Elamine, Jinan Mantash
Last week, an otherwise fruitless dialogue between rival political parties Hezbollah and the Future Movement culminated in a decision to remove all...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Yazan al-Saadi
“American Sniper” has become the second highest grossing R-rated film of all time on the domestic US film market. The financial and critical success...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Sami Kleib
Iran is stronger than its opponents think, which is why the West is engaging it, but weaker than its allies appreciate, which is why Iran has agreed...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri did not make good on his promises to make the appropriations necessary to finalize the arms deal signed by...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Eva Shoufi
In the past years, new demographic groups have been introduced to Lebanon, creating a population pyramid that has been described as a “miracle,” a...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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