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The History of the Lebanese Sectarian Strife: The Tumultuous 70s (4/4) | تاريخ الصراع الطائفيّ اللبناني: السبعيناتُ المُضْطربِةُ

Since its independence, Lebanon has been a fragile state, built on a delicate equilibrium between an oligarchic sectarian elite. However, the 1970s were a turning point that would lead Lebanon...

The Aftermath of Ain El-Rammaneh: Solh, Gemayel and Hawi Clash |تداعيات عين الرمانة: مشادة الثلاثي الصلح-الجميل-حاوي

The Ain El Remeneh incident was followed by street battles and political deadlock. After a failed attempt by the Arab League Secretary-General Mahmoud Riad to calm the tension between rival...

Lebanese Banks: Mission Restructuring | البنوك اللّبنانية : إعادة الهيكلة

Lebanon's public debt is about $80 billion, and the country is on the verge of collapse. The way Lebanon runs its economy is outdated as it relies heavily on attracting...

Sectarian Strife: Fouad Chehab, the Man Who Built a State (3/4) | الفتنة الطّائفية: فؤاد شهاب، الرجل الذي بنى دولة

"We do not have politicians in Lebanon; we have traders in politics." These words, now more apparent than ever, are President Fouad Chehab's words describing Lebanon's political class 60 years...

U.S and Iran Tensions: The Strait of Hormuz | توتّرات بين الولايات المتحدّة وإيران : مضيق هرمز

We constantly hear about the sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States. The main focus lies typically on Iran’s nuclear program and the continuous fluctuations...

The Lebanese University: a failing system | الجامعة اللبنانية: نظام فاشل

Lebanese University (LU) students resumed classes this June following a decision from the Minister of Education, Tarek Majzoub, despite objection from students and teachers alike. The University's coronavirus prevention measures...

The Day the Civil War Started | بداية الحرب الأهلية

Our tiny corner of the world was turned upside down due to a scuffle and a single bullet. A bullet which was meant to pierce the body of a one...

China vs IMF: Who will Lebanon sacrifice?|الصَين وصندوق النقد الدولي: بماذا سيضحّي لبنان؟

Following a statement from Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah on the possibility of Chinese contributions to the welfare of the economy in Lebanon, many questions emerged regarding the intensions of...

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