Politics

Maysam Rizk
There have been several US statements indicating, sometimes implicitly and sometimes explicitly, that Lebanon will inevitably be drawn into the Iraqi...
Friday, July 4, 2014
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Eva Shoufi, Hussein Mahdi
On August 28, the Internal Security Forces (ISF) in the northern city of Tripoli decided to set their priorities straight when it came to enforcing...
Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Hassan Illeik
Yesterday, British Prime Minister David Cameron repeated his warning that the Islamic State (IS) is going to reach the shores of the Mediterranean...
Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Rana Harbi, Yazan al-Saadi
Hundreds of citizens and activists protested on Thursday the possible extension of parliament’s mandate, as MPs continue to argue the need to...
Friday, August 29, 2014
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Firas Abou-Mosleh
The main political factions that are sparring over energy (and other) issues do not seem to be in a hurry to resolve the crisis at Lebanon’s public...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Ahmad Jamaleddine
As the situation in Libya is deteriorating and becoming more complicated by the day, the Egyptian government has already announced its support for...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Ahmed Alam
Egyptian activists refuse to back down from the hunger strike that they embarked on to protest their arrest and the conditions they are facing in...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Mohannad Obeid
Nearly 2,500 years ago, famed Greek historian Herodotus proclaimed, in a book he wrote during his journey in Africa, “From Libya comes the new!” From...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Qassem Qassem, Nidal al-Wahidi
The war on Gaza is now in its 49th day. The Resistance continues to fire rockets at the same rate as the first day of the conflict. Al-Akhbar, not...
Monday, August 25, 2014
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