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Nicolas Nassif
Former Lebanese President Amin Gemayel is one of the few leaders of the March 14 coalition who knows Syria well and understands the mindset of its...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Serene Assir
Lebanese Islamists in Tripoli have been at the forefront of supporting the anti-Assad uprising in neighboring Syria. But the lens through which they...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
The likely appointee for the special Hariri tribunal, Canadian lawyer Norman Farrell, has extensive experience in international criminal law, which...
Monday, February 27, 2012
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Serene Assir
Most injured Syrians seeking treatment in Lebanon are smuggled across the border. Their journeys are hard and their situation, bitter and complex,...
Sunday, February 19, 2012
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Rameh Hamieh
Al-Assi basin residents that once lived in peace are now confronted with constant threats, forcing them to either leave or guard their homes...
Sunday, February 19, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
The second phase of the international probe into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri risks being marred by similar...
Sunday, February 19, 2012
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Fidaa Itani
Until recently, al-Jamaa al-Islamiya, the Muslim Brotherhood's branch in Lebanon, was trying to press its principal ally, the Future Movement, to...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
On the fourth anniversary of his assassination in Damascus, Al-Akhbar meets Iranians who worked with the man who spent 25 years building Hezbollah...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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Serene Assir
Clashes between two Tripoli districts tell not only of what might happen should violence in Syria spill over into Lebanon. They also uncover old...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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