Lebanon

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 On November 4, 2017, during a visit to Saudi Arabia, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri made a sudden surprise announcement that he was resigning from office. In explaining his decision, Hariri had scathing words for Iran and Hezbollah, saying that ...

Tensions flare between IDF, UN peacekeepers in Lebanon More and more voices in Israel are saying that the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has become a burden and its mission is no longer needed. “UNIFIL was supposed to ...
Aoun and Hariri - Credits: undpAl Monitor

Adrien Gonin spoke with Lebanese specialist Diana Haddara about the new political turn in Beyrouth: the new president Aoun, the refugee crisis and the future for Lebanese people.  About Diana Haddara: Diana is an university professor in Philosophy in Beyrouth. She also ...

  In Damascus , the cold night of December 19th was not any different from the others nights in Damascus. The streets were full of people  and cars despite recurrent electricity blackouts. The coffees were full of clients , despite ...