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Jean Aziz
No matter how much is said and written about John Kerry’s shift from policies previously adopted by his administration, and despite the rumored...
Sunday, June 8, 2014
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Pierre Abisaab
The “official” position we have been hearing from Western governments regarding the presidential elections in Syria is not very far from the truth....
Thursday, June 5, 2014
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Hiyam Kossayfi
The message behind US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Lebanon - which coincides with a vacant presidency and with Syrian presidential...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi
We are told that elections are a marker of democracy, that by virtue of voting, a person is enacting their democratic right participating in the...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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Lea al-Qazzi
The state of Lebanon hosts “450,000 Palestinian refugees, 1.5 million Syrians, 350,000 naturalized non-Lebanese, while it abandons millions of its...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
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Pierre Abisaab
After all the scandals, mistakes, resignations, leaks, suspicions and laws passed in accordance with the political winds, after compromising civil...
Friday, May 30, 2014
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Jean Aziz
A Lebanese politician returning from Paris recounts his tale about what he calls a "presidential conspiracy" in the French capital. According to the...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Editor's note: The following statement is the full version of a speech prepared by Al-Akhbar's editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin to be delivered to the...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
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Hiyam Kossayfi
Despite the vacancy in the presidential post, Lebanon does not seem to be on the verge of an abyss. Not because of its leaders’ good sense and...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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