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This Lebanese ministerial adviser just called Jews 'dirty'

16 August, 2017

Blog: Wadih Akl's comments should be treated with disgust, but they have shocked no-one, writes Diana Alghoul.

Lebanese politicians are scapegoating Syrian refugees

13 April, 2017

Comment: The Lebanese government is using Syrian refugees as scapegoats in order to divert attention away from its own unpopularity and extensive failures, writes Joey Ayoub.

Lebanese FM vows to keep border open for Syrians

04 April, 2017

Gebran Bassil said his country will not close Syrian border to stop influx of refugees fleeing conflict in the war-torn neighbouring state.

Le Pen's visit confirms new political realities in Lebanon

24 February, 2017

Comment: Marine Le Pen's views on Syria and refugees are particularly appealing to the Lebanese establishment in helping them consolidate power, writes Kareem Chehayeb.

President's son-in-law dodges Beirut's legendary traffic in military helicopter

10 February, 2017

Forget Uber: Lebanon's foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, managed to dodge the traffic on Thursday by getting a lift by a military helicopter for a private visit.

Lebanon advertises off-shore gas concessions currently under Israeli license

27 January, 2017

Energy Minister Cesar Abi Khalil told reporters that five blocks were open for tender, but three of them are currently being occupied under Israeli license.

Lebanon announces accord government led by Saad Hariri

18 December, 2016

The new 30-minister cabinet brings together parties from across Lebanon's divided political spectrum, with the exception of the Christian Kataeb party which has boycotted the arrangement citing its marginalisation.

Lebanese political pipe dream: Yoda for Education Minister?

12 December, 2016

Tired with an ongoing atmosphere of stasis in Lebanese politics, graffiti crew Ashekman have created a poll shortlisting fictional pop cultural icons to fill Lebanon's vacant cabinet positions.

Lebanon's controversial foreign minister in 'misogyny and racism' row

19 September, 2016

Critics say Lebanon's foreign minister Gebran Bassil managed to insult both women, and Syrian and Palestinian refugees in the country, calling it a 'new low'.

Lebanese protesters plant flag on Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms

19 August, 2016

Residents of south Lebanon crossed into the Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms on Friday to protest the construction of a new route to be used by Israeli forces.

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