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Bassil Shouldn't Celebrate Trump. Here's Why.

Halim Shebaya | Posted 11.10.2016 | World
Halim Shebaya

A number of supporters of newly elected Lebanese President Michel Aoun have welcomed the victory of Donald Trump a few hours ago. His senior advisor, ...

Interview: Saudi Arabia and Lebanon Tensions Over Foreign Policy

Halim Shebaya | Posted 03.01.2017 | World
Halim Shebaya

Saudi Arabia decided to halt a 4 billion US dollars grant to the Lebanese Armed Forces and the Internal Security Forces. And Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the UAE have urged their citizens to leave Lebanon or avoid traveling there.

Squabbling Politicians Push Lebanon to Sectarian Brink

Doug Bandow | Posted 11.22.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

The bigger threat to Lebanese stability is the implosion of Syria, which long played a dominant, sometimes controlling, role in Lebanon. Hezbollah has directly intervened on the side of the Assad regime. The Shia movement's involvement risks bringing the conflict back to Lebanon, as did Hezbollah's costly 2006 war with Israel.

Lebanon Announces New Government After Months Of Deadlock

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Lebanon announced a new government on Saturday after more than 10 months of political deadlock. Former ene...