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Afif Diab
The rugged mountains and valleys of Lebanon’s Bekaa — the tense border region with Syria — is now a front line for Lebanese groups supporting Syrians...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Muammar Gaddafi has been executed, and Libya has moved on to the next phase. There will be no real discussion about the nature of his execution or...
Monday, October 24, 2011
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Hassan Illeik
In closed meetings with officials of his party, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah reportedly spoke about security breaches within the party,...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Ernest Khoury
The recent assassination of prominent Kurdish leader Mashaal Tammo has many Kurdish opposition activists in Paris weighing the price and benefit of...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Ibrahim al-Amin
The US administration’s urging of Arab states to take steps to tighten the diplomatic and economic noose on Syria comes in tandem with its decision...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Mostafa Bassyouni
The Arab revolts cannot be understood in isolation from one another, and the Syrian uprising is no exception. It erupted in a region that is bursting...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
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Salameh Kaileh
The Syrian opposition is now split into two main factions, each vying for legitimacy within the country. But does either side really represent the...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
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Ernest Khoury
Paris-based opposition leader Burhan Ghalioun talks to Al-Akhbar about his latest stance on international intervention, Russian mediation, the make-...
Monday, October 17, 2011
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Ibrahim al-Amin
The current political crisis in Lebanon makes one think that the situation is going from bad to worse, similar in many ways to the period before the...
Friday, October 14, 2011
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