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Hezbollah border incursions into Israel show neutrality is not an option for Lebanon

Thursday, 30 July 2020

Hezbollah had declared it would avenge the death of one of its fallen fighters who was among those ......

Makram Rabah

A turn to Iran for Lebanon would be a leap into the unknown

Thursday, 30 July 2020

As Lebanon slips further into isolation and its economic crisis deepens, Iran has offered to extend ......

Rami Rayess

Coronavirus: Gulf universities can learn from Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine project

Sunday, 26 July 2020

The University of Oxford is leading the world in the quest for what would be a hugely valuable COVID ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Israel's war between wars against Iran escalates in Syria

Friday, 24 July 2020

In Israel’s latest wave of escalating attacks in Syria, the former seems to have targeted a major ......

Hanin Ghaddar

Hezbollah’s historical repression of Lebanese neutrality may be coming to an end

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

The patriarch of Lebanon’s Maronite Church Beshara Al-Rai joined a growing roster of Lebanese ......

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Freedom for Kurds essential to Turkey’s prosperity

Monday, 20 July 2020

For decades, Turkish bureaucrats and state employees viewed assignments in Southeastern Turkey, a ......

Enes Kanter

The ‘law of the sword’ of Turkey’s neo-sultan Erdogan

Monday, 20 July 2020

In modern neo-Ottoman Turkey, government officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ......

Costas Mavrides

Lebanon’s identity is under threat from the ‘Axis of Resistance’ – it needs support

Sunday, 19 July 2020

The Lebanon known to the world is withering away. The country that was previously compared to Europe ......

Rami Rayess

Cancel culture: Dangerous mob rule or new form of accountability?

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Recently both celebrities and ordinary people have found themselves being “canceled” – a new term ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif supports terrorism, just like Qassem Soleimani

Saturday, 18 July 2020

On July 31, 2019, the Trump Administration placed Mohammad Javad Zarif, the foreign minister of the ......

Reza Parchizadeh

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