Category Archives: Lebanon

Has Taif Outlived its Function?

The state in Lebanon is actually civil, but we should purify the constitution from some of Taif’s digressions. (Photo: Marwan Bu Haidar)   By: Charbel Nahas Published Tuesday, April 9, 2013   Politicians throw around several givens inspired by the … Continue reading

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Daniel Mabsout, Who can measure the extent of interference of the western establishment in an Arab country ? And how is this interference to be measured ? One can say that it is close to one hundred percent . Lebanon … Continue reading

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Lebanon’s Salam gets ‘technical’

FLC ‘A new dawn’ “… But with most political blocs opposed to the existing electoral law – including the powerful Hezbollah movement and its Saudi- and Western-backed March 14 opponents – Salam said reaching agreement on a new system would … Continue reading

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Lebanese Update

Daniel Mabsout, The nomination of Tammam Salam – as Lebanese PM – was sponsored by KSA who wanted to see a moderate Muslim at the head of the Lebanese government , a person that would not be considered challenging to … Continue reading

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Turkey awaits ‘total Syrian meltdown’ to lure Lebanon into Turkey-Israel ‘gas-cooperation-network’

FLC “…The bottom line is that Ankara can cause serious headaches for the Greek Cypriot administration at a time when it least needs it, given Turkey’s growing importance as an energy hub that major companies can ill-afford to overlook. The … Continue reading

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Lebanese Army Foils Attempt to Deliver Arms to ‘Extremist Groups’

Lebanese army troops have thwarted a smuggling plot by a group of armed men to deliver weapons to ‘extremist groups.’ In a statement released on Sunday, the Lebanese army announced that it had received information indicating that “some people were … Continue reading

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Ikhras Shoe Of The Month Award Winner – March 2013

April 6, 2013  The Ikhras awards committee is pleased to announce the winner of the Muntadhar Zaidi Ikhras Shoe of the Month for March, 2013 is Lebanese journalist Octavia Nasr. Nasr is receiving this coveted award for an article she … Continue reading

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