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  • Reward of valor 

    The jubilation and celebrations of the Sudanese people after forcing Omar al-Bashir to quit was short-lived, with the army announcing that the dictator would...

  • Farewell M.E. peace 

    Israelis, who day in day out proclaim that their system of government is the only democracy in the region, have delivered a blow to democracy, justice and...

  • Partners in crime 

    Benjamin Netanyahu has never aspired for peace with the Palestinians, as was made amply clear in an ad preceding the upcoming polls that featured footage of...

  • Gifts to Netanyahu 

    It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to see that both the U.S. and Russia are united in their quest to see Benjamin Netanyahu re-elected as Israeli prime minister...

  • Entrenched despots 

    He could have been best remembered as an internationally respected Algerian foreign minister, or for his role in ending his country’s civil war.

  • Refugee safety vital 

    The need for Syrian refugees to return to their country, and to return to safety, is undisputed.

  • Incendiary policies 

    With every new explosive decision that comes out of the White House these days, the world, including America’s allies, asks itself: Whatever happened to the...

  • Wanted: An honest broker 

    Since 1958, when Lebanon woke up to find that U.S. Marines had been dispatched to the country’s shores, the Lebanese have always been aware of the special...

  • Political arson 

    Our late former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri once said, “No one is bigger than their country.”

  • A festering contagion 

    Friday was indeed one of New Zealand’s “darkest days,” as the country’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said gravely.

  • Disturbing priorities 

    Things in Lebanon never proceed in a manner that prioritizes national interests, or even one that follows a logical sequence.

  • Ravaged landscape 

    Environment Minister Fadi Jreissati affirmed Sunday that he would protect all 15 of Lebanon’s nature reserves.

  • Enough talk time to drill 

    Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, has issued the latest warning against encroaching on Lebanon’s potential maritime resources, as preparations begin for a gas...

  • A tale of two despots 

    It was 1974, and Abdelaziz Bouteflika was foreign minister of Algeria.

  • Missing the point 

    U.S. envoys charged with finding a solution to the Israel-Palestine problem have come and gone, yet one thing has remained the same: Their outlook has always...

  • Corruption must end 

    It seems that no matter how things develop in Lebanon, the scent of corruption has been a tenaciously constant theme that consistently plagues the...