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  • Imposing a fait accompli 

    It has grown impossible not to recognize that Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu have reached the final stretch in their bid to wipe out the Palestinian...

  • Travel turbulence 

    Mass outcry over chaos at Beirut’s airport has reached a peak after weeks of calamity for travelers due to technical, staffing and myriad other issues.

  • Hands off the text 

    The Lebanese Constitution, as is the case in every democracy, is not a sacred text like the Bible or Quran, since it carries within its articles the means and...

  • Inevitable bloodbath 

    The Russians have altered the strategic dynamics of approaching war and peace by acting as part-time peacemakers, and warmongers the rest of the time.

  • Zionist bonanza 

    It’s been a long time coming. Over the years, Israel and allied U.S. leadership have been slowly but steadily applying different measures to try to kill the...

  • Avoid a bloodbath 

    U.N. chief Antonio Guterres says he fears a “humanitarian catastrophe” in the looming battle in Idlib – diplomatic jargon for a new massacre in Syria under...

  • Gambit on presidency 

    After months of delays in the formation of a new Cabinet, it has become clear that the alleged deadlock, without mincing words, is just camouflage for a...

  • We need firefighters 

    This past week there have been much rumblings about proposals that President Michel Aoun will make to facilitate a breakthrough in the long-simmering Cabinet...

  • Poisonous creativity 

    While the Lebanese wonder what is planned for their country, they are witnessing attempt after attempt to sink the political debate into unprecedented lows.

  • Far beyond a joke 

    As Lebanon bakes, we are being bombarded with statements, lectures, sermons and warnings proclaiming the dire need to form a government immediately – since...

  • Pay up or else … 

    A very-well-known mafia, common knowledge to all, has decided to come out of the shadows with a vengeance, crowning several weeks of hard-boiled negotiations...

  • Hold your horses 

    President Michel Aoun has at last lifted the lid on the not-so-secret secret.