President Obama leaves Washington today for his third and final presidential "hajj" to Saudi Arabia for tense meetings with newly installed Saudi King Salman.
Kamal Mouzawak, photographed in Florence by Antonella Cardillo A beautiful Lebanese saying can be translated loosely as "dress according to others' ...
To address the Syrian refugee crisis, the roll out of double-shift schools has rapidly become part of the education landscape. The target is now set for 1 million children to go back in the next school year, and there is no reason why this should not happen.
A recent cartoon in a Saudi Arabian newspaper suggested that the Lebanese state is a joke. The cartoon showed a picture of the Lebanese flag captioned by the words "April Fool's."
A still from "Live, Love, Refugee" a photography exhibit by Omar Imam I'll admit I'm treading a narrow path between love and hate ...
The slaughter of Middle Eastern Christians and other persecuted faiths is one of the great tragedies of our age. The Knights/IDC report helps bring the Islamic State's many crimes to life. There is no panacea, no easy solution to the ongoing conflict. But Americans can act even when their government cannot.
The international community has failed to provide essential humanitarian assistance and resettlement opportunities to Syrian refugees, even as news headlines are filled with horrific reports about the conditions that displaced Syrians face.
We can be as careful at our airports, train stations and public buildings as we like but until we stop handing our enemies the means to attack us, the situation will only continue to be exasperated.
The ax is falling fast on Lebanese journalists as word of newspapers going fully online or facing shutdown spread this week amid a sea of political, f...
You must feel sorry for the Egyptian reporter on International Women's Day whose questions to Leonardo DiCaprio about his first Oscar earned her international infamy for a shoddy job of journalism.
It's an intriguing question that continues to baffle those whose countries don't have ministries controlling how information and media work, and a fair number of Lebanese who find such institutions and their heads relics from a bygone age.
Time Magazine reported last year that the Islamic State, also known as "ISIS" and "ISIL," acquires as many as 1,000 new fighters each month. Recently leaked documents have revealed that ISIS is making a concerted effort to brainwash and groom young recruits to become their next generation of soldiers.
On the morning of June 14, 1985, Hezbollah terrorists were able to seize Trans World Airlines flight 847 en route to Rome from Athens and divert it to Beirut. Onboard were 139 passengers, eight crew members, and several Shiite Hezbollah terrorists.
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.
It was one of the visits that I cannot forget. On that rainy day, I saw a blond girl waiting for her turn to be examined. I asked her to come forward; she only smiled.
Damian Radcliffe, University of Oregon In 2011, the Arab Spring rocked many parts of the Middle East. Regime change in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya sa...