In recent years, there have been many complaints that the standard of political rhetoric in Lebanon has been in decline. This phenomenon has taken place on a few different levels. On many occasions, one hears a generic type of foul language, or very insulting words and terms, tossed around by politicians.
Hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children will be allowed to remain in the country without fear of deportation and able to work, under an executive action the Obama administration announced on Friday.
rces shot dead at least 11 people during mass protests on Friday against President Bashar al-Assad, rights activists and witnesses said. Five civilians were killed overnight in Homs,
By closing its embassy in Damascus and calling back its ambassador to Doha, Qatar is contributing to Syria’s growing international isolation, says political scientist Karim Sader.
Human rights activists and residents of Homs, Syria’s third largest city, are reporting intense gunfire as security forces conduct raids and arrests. A resident told the Reuters news agency by phone that the army fired at worshippers in eastern Khalidiya district as they left the Khaled Ibn al-Walid mosque
Qatar lived up to its reputation as a maverick in Middle Eastern politics this week by suspending the operations of its embassy in Damascus.
If we call the Egyptian revolution “the revolution of Facebook,” we can say that the Syrian revolution is “the revolution of YouTube.”
“We need to be able to ask people what they mean when something like this comes up,” says Alicia Nails, a journalism instructor at Wayne State University
By Ghassan Karam
Walid Jumblatt cannot be taken seriously any longer. You just cannot tell whether he means any of the things that he speaks about or whether he is just trying to please who is on top.
Labor Minister Boutros Harb told the Voice of Lebanon radio station on Thursday that he requested President Michel Sleiman and Prime Minister Saad Hariri to launch a dialogue with Speaker Nabih Berri on his call to form a committee to eliminate political sectarianism. He said that such a discussion would help avoid domestic division. As-Safir […]