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  • Curtail the cartels 

    Syndicates controlling three vital sectors of the Lebanese economy - fuel, flour and medicine - are behaving like cartels and holding the country to ransom.

  • Middle East first 

    When asked about U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon Kurdish allies in Syria by pulling American troops out as Turkey prepares to invade, former...

  • Enduring friendship 

    The visit to the UAE by Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who is heading a delegation of half a dozen ministers, marks the start of a concerted effort to revitalize...

  • Damaging distraction 

    At such a delicate moment, extracting the country from this economic mess must be every politician’s No. 1 priority.

  • Disruptive elements 

    It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize we’re in an economic crisis; the writing is on the wall.

  • Steadfast friend 

    As the world pays tribute to former French President Jacques Chirac, Lebanon too mourns the loss of a strong and steadfast friend.

  • Desperate Netanyahu 

    The two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict has suffered blow after blow over the years.

  • Set aside politics 

    As Lebanese political leaders kick off their mission to rescue the economy with a conference called for by President Michel Aoun, the one indisputable fact is...