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Lebanon: Where International Meddling Works, to a Point

Patrick Galey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Galey

One of the few serviceable democracies in the Middle East, Lebanon's government is elected along confessional lines. The President is always a Christian, the Prime Minister a Sunni, and the Parliament Speaker a Shiite.

Fatah al-Islam Leader Believed Dead, Message Delivered By Online Statement

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The leader of Fatah al-Islam has been "captured or killed" in Syria, an online statement believed to be from the armed group has said. Shaker al-Ab...