Hazem Saghieh
Hazem Saghieh

Hazem Saghieh is a Lebanese political analyst and the political editor of the London-based Arab newspaper al-Hayat.

Hazem Saghieh
Hazem Saghieh

Hazem Saghieh is a Lebanese political analyst and the political editor of the London-based Arab newspaper al-Hayat.


Yellow Vests movement raises disturbing questions for European democracies

Wednesday, 26 December 2018

The cultural life in Europe in general and France in particular is abuzz with intellectual chatter ...

Another front the world cannot afford

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Our already stressed world did not need the emergence of a new hotspot of tension, especially in ...

Will justice heal Cambodia’s grievous wounds?

Saturday, 01 December 2018

Those who believe that justice will be done, no matter how late, and that the oppressor will be ...

Why are conservatives letting go of Thatcherism?

Thursday, 15 November 2018

It was surprising to some observers when British Treasury Secretary Philip Hammond announced the end ...

Asia and US-China tensions

Friday, 02 November 2018

The Asian leap towards modernization has faced many complications filled with vicissitudes, violence ...

Brexit and blatant example of a populist remark

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Sometimes a strident behavior or a controversial remark holds such wide-ranging implications that ...

‘They studied in Western universities’

Saturday, 13 October 2018

There is a sentence that has been repeated while welcoming Barham Salih as the President of Iraq and ...

The Lebanese ‘complexes’ and the Syrian regime

Sunday, 09 September 2018

The crisis of forming a Lebanese cabinet which President Michel Aoun, who hinted at the possibility ...

Iran and Haider al-Abadi’s battle

Friday, 24 August 2018

The recent political and media backlash faced by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, as well as ...

Syrians left to choose between extremist options

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Inhabitants of the Daraa province, especially those who escaped death by fleeing towards the ...

Europe and immigration

Thursday, 12 July 2018

The EU summit that was recently held in Brussels, which mainly discussed immigration and asylum, is ...

Will Russia accept Putin’s victories?

Thursday, 28 June 2018

The World Cup held in Russia is being currently projected as a victory for the country’s ...

On Khamenei, Abdelnasser, Jews, and Israel

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has quite unexpectedly started criticizing Gamal ...

Why is it difficult for the Iranian regime to survive?

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Following the success of the Khomeini-led revolution in 1979, many who were familiar with the ...

The bankrupt politics of not teaching English in Iran’s schools

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Decades ago, there was a story that spread in Lebanon and Syria about a ‘heroic’ student ...

The defeat of ISIS may not correspond to victory for women

Sunday, 05 November 2017

It is assumed that women are the worst victims of ISIS — its savage acts, its virulent ...

Changing Arab regimes or their figureheads?

Tuesday, 05 March 2013

There are two opposing voices in the Syrian cultural environment reflecting different perspectives. ...

Homs, another road to Palestine

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

There has always been a “road to Palestine” that neither passes through Palestine nor ...

Frustration with freedom in the Levant

Sunday, 17 February 2013

The request for freedom in the Levant, made over the past two and a half decades, has passed through ...

Belaid’s stance on the Syrian revolution

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Tunisian leftist leader Chokri Belaid’s negative opinion on the Syrian revolution came to ...