Walid Jumblatt

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Mohammad Zbeeb
Lebanon’s telecommunications ministry is appealing to political contenders not just for its sizeable revenue, but also its security dimension. The...
Monday, April 15, 2013
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As premier-designate Tammam Salam focuses on forming his cabinet, the March 8 alliance made three observations about Salam that, in their view, do...
Friday, April 12, 2013
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Ibrahim al-Amin
A Saudi friend asked me yesterday: When Ghazi Kanaan used to impose his orders on Lebanese officials, did he at least let them claim that they were...
Saturday, April 6, 2013
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Hiyam Kossayfi
How did Lebanon and Saudi Arabia’s power brokers decide on Tammam Salam as the country’s next prime minister? Al-Akhbar explains how former prime...
Friday, April 5, 2013
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Firas Choufi
Until Wednesday evening, Mikati was convinced that his odds at being re-designated prime minister were good. Then, out of nowhere, the March 14...
Friday, April 5, 2013
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Ibrahim al-Amin
The political scene in Lebanon could have done without the innovations being concocted in the presidential palace in Baabda.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
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Hassan Illeik
Until late last night, the only item agreed upon by the two sides of the political conflict in Lebanon was to remove the name of current Prime...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Hassan Illeik
With the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Druze leader Walid Jumblatt has become Lebanon’s political kingmaker once again. He reveals to...
Friday, March 29, 2013
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