Whenever we used to write about Iran’s actions in Arab countries in the Levant and the Gulf, we always made sure to attribute the attacks to its militias who are responsible for them. This precision...Are US policies changing in the Middle East?
Iranians believed that they could deal with the US in the Middle East under President Biden as they usually deal with countries in the region. They upped the ante in the nuclear negotiations by...Years end but crises continue
It’s no longer good nor acceptable to repeat the various facets of Arab problems or study the phases of their transformation. This is because there’s simply nothing new to inform readers...Christian reconciliations in Lebanon
Under the supervision of Lebanese Patriarch al-Rai, two longstanding Christian political opponents, Suleiman Frangieh and Samir Geagea, met at the Patriarchate headquarters to end 40 years of enmity....Iran, sanctions and obstructing formation of governments
It’s been days since the fourth crisis which the Iranians have caused in terms of forming the Iraqi government or finalizing its formation. The first crisis was replacing Abadi and they...Lebanon’s government and Iran’s sanctions
For the past three months, the dispute over the formation of the Lebanese government seemed to revolve around two axes: the president’s clash with the prime minister and his jurisdictions and...Lebanon and the Iranian takeover
An old Christian Lebanese political group, the Lady of the Mountain Gathering, wanted to hold a meeting in the Bristol Hotel or Rotana Hotel in Beirut to discuss the Lebanese political situation in...Lebanon's ‘Assayad’ publisher and the end of an era
When Dar Assayad announced suspending its publications, including Al-Anwar newspaper and Assayad Magazine, I felt really sad. I haven’t been a reader of Dar Assyad publications for a while...