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Hezbollah, Amal Lists Sweep Municipal Elections in Lebanon’s South

Local Editor

Lists backed by Hezbollah and the Amal movement swept the elections across the governorates of South and Nabatiyeh on Sunday.

Despite that many municipal councils and mukhtars have been elected by acclamation, high turnout was recorded on Sunday vote. 457 mots de plus


Did Arab States Ask ’Israel’ to Strike Hizbullah?

Dawoud Rammal

Observers spend a lot of time on the second-to-last speech of Hizbullah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, which was dominated by the subject of confrontation with the « Israeli » enemy, and where he directed critical messages toward the enemy and those who bet on their involvement in a new war against the Resistance. 621 mots de plus


Lebanon: Daesh next battle ground


Posted on April 7, 2016

Last week, Syrian forces liberated Palmyra region which was under Daesh terrorists control for nearly one year. Syrian president Bashar al-Assad thanked his allies, Iran, Russia, and Hizbullah for standing beside Syrian people against the US-Israel funded anti-government insurgency. 512 mots de plus


The Orange and the Pistachio

This is the 19th post in a series of monthly posts covering the presidential elections. This post is about the month of March 2016.

The month of March 2016 was overloaded with political developments. 1 339 mots de plus


The Orange and the Blueberry

This is the 18th post in a series of monthly posts covering the presidential elections. This post is about the month of February 2016.

Perhaps the biggest lie in Lebanese politics is that power comes from the people. 2 972 mots de plus


Lebanon’s Divisive Presidency

The following analysis was first published in Sada on February 2, 2016.

After surprising developments in November, Saad Hariri of the March 14 alliance’s Future Movement endorsed Sleiman Frangieh of March 8’s Marada Movement for president, bypassing March 8’s favored candidate, Michel Aoun. 797 mots de plus