Opinion

Will Hezbollah survive?

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By Rita Kairouz

As the second cedar revolution begins, one must ask a fundamental question, as the new Arab world emerges will Hezbollah remain politically confident?

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Dear Mr. Ahmadinejad

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By Diana Nemeh

Welcome to Lebanon, your timing is impeccable. As if I have not heard the words ‘secretarian strife’ one too many times lately, now your trip is adding fuel to the fire making tensions here so thick we could cut it with a knife.

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Baroud: Lebanon’s Napoleon of Traffic

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By Diana Nemeh

And the title goes to … Ziyad Baroud, minister of Interior and Municipalities … applause?

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Mideast peace is a global issue

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By Saad Hariri

Previous reconciliation efforts fell on deaf ears, feeding the fanaticism that now plagues the world, says Saad Hariri. The time for arbitration may be at hand.

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Should Anyone Listen To Walid Bey?

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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.

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What Did We Have the Civil War for?

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By Ghassan Karam

Civil conflicts are not exactly uncommon in this world. There is hardly a nation state that has not had to overcome a major civil conflict as it was becoming established. In a sense, it appears that civil strife is a right of passage of some sort.

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Ali Sabat: What About His Human Rights?

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By Ghassan Karam

Ali Sabat, a Lebanese citizen, was arrested by the Religious police of Saudi Arabia while he was on a pilgrimage to Mecca during 2008.

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Money Illusion

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By Ghassan Karam

The level of welfare of societies and even individuals should not be measured in purely monetary terms. This is not a proposition to be questioned since there are many other aspects that play a major role in determining the level of welfare.

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Mothers Day and Honour Killings

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By Ghassan Karam

Last Sunday Lebanon and all the Arab countries recognized March 21, the first day in spring, as Mothers Day.

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Wahab’s attack is part of Syria’s campaign against the president

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By Ali Hussein

Wiam Wahab’s call for the resignation of the president was obviously not a personal opinion as he stated during his visit to MP Michel Aoun at Rabiyeh.

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