Once again, disputes delay Lebanese elections

Monday, Mar. 27, 2017 | Haytham Mouzahem, Contributor

Unless Lebanese politicians overcome their differences — or at least ignore them long enough to hold elections — the country could face another legislative vacuum.

Lebanese slopes offer more than just snow

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017 | Florence Massena, Contributor

Ski resorts in Lebanon are gearing up for non-snow activities as ski season comes to a close after attracting larger-than-usual numbers of visitors.

Lebanese president provokes outcry with Hezbollah comment

Friday, Mar. 3, 2017 | Haytham Mouzahem, Contributor

President Michel Aoun stated in an interview that Lebanon needs Hezbollah’s arms to defend the country from potential Israeli aggression, stirring harsh criticism from his political opponents.

Graphic novel illustrates life of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 | Florence Massena, Contributor

A French NGO launched a project, with the help of five artists from Syria, Lebanon and France, to publish a graphic novel on the financial, emotional and social struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Is Lebanon on the path to decriminalizing homosexuality?

Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 | Florence Massena, Contributor

Education and awareness seem to be the solutions to creating a society and legal system that are more tolerant toward the LGBT community in Lebanon.

How Iran-Saudi rapprochement is impacting Lebanon

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 | Josephine Deeb, Contributor

Iran has been hinting at potential rapprochement with Saudi Arabia for quite some time now, and in Lebanon, historical rival parties are showing signs of consensus as well.

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