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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...

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...

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...

A Federalist Lebanon | لبنان فيدرالي

Federalism is a mode of political organization which distinguishes between the general government (also known as federal or central government) and regional governments (state or provincial) within a single political...

Lebanon is torn between Politics and Religion | تمزُّق لبنان بين الدين والسياسة

Lebanon, where the law respects freedom of religion and the practice of all religious rights, is home to 18 religious factions. Lebanon is also where the religious distribution of power...

Resolution ‘1559’ |’قرار’ ١٥٥٩

It has been almost 16 years since the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1559. The three main points of the resolution included; a call upon all foreign entities to withdraw...

The History of the Lebanese Sectarian Strife: The National Pact Challenged (2/4) | تاريخ الصراع الطائفي اللبناني: تحدّي الميثاق الوطني

"What Bechara Al Khoury and Riad Al Solh did is not adequate anymore," this is how the Grand Jafaarite Mufti, Ahmad Qabalan, described the 77 years old National Pact during...

The Rise and Fall of Riad Salameh | نهوض رياض سلامة وسقوطه

Riad Salameh was selected as Governor of Lebanon’s Central Bank in 1993 and was reappointed for four consecutive terms. His reputation is renowned with a multitude of awards up his...

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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...

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...

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...