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Lebanon garbage burning is serious risk to health: report

01 December, 2017

HRW said the Lebanese government's failure to bring under control the country's garbage crisis has led to open burning of waste which threatens to seriously damage residents' health.

Syria rebels shoot down regime helicopter: monitor

01 December, 2017

Rebels shot down a Syrian regime helicopter on Friday in a southwestern region near the borders with Israel and Lebanon.

Lebanon's political class must capitalise on Hariri's popularity

30 November, 2017

Comment: Rather than exacerbate sectarian rifts, the drama surrounding Lebanese PM Hariri's resignation has actually served to boost national harmony, writes Mona Alami.

Hariri signals he may withdraw resignation 'next week'

30 November, 2017

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri signalled on Wednesday night that he may withdraw his resignation next week, saying matters were "positive".

#SheDefends: Honouring the Middle Eastern women fighting for change

29 November, 2017

There is a long way to go to achieve gender equality in the Middle East, but progress - and sacrifice - has been made by brave women human rights defenders.

Jared of Arabia at the heart of Saudi sheikh-down

29 November, 2017

Comment: Amid Saudi Arabia's dramatic reshuffle, the involvement of Donald Trump's ambitious son-in-law has not gone unnoticed, writes Sam Fouad.

Will the thousands of foreign troops in Syria leave?

28 November, 2017

Syria's brutal war may be slowly winding down, but the country is awash in weapons and thousands of foreign forces – some of whom may never leave.

Saudi-Israeli intelligence-sharing brings closer relations fraught with challenges

28 November, 2017

Comment: Although still nascent, the emerging Saudi-Israeli 'alliance' is one of convenience and shared interests, writes Emile Nakhleh.

Lebanese government to survive 'if Hizballah commits to neutrality'

28 November, 2017

The Lebanese government appears likely to survive after Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri signalled he would withdraw his resignation if powerful militant group Hizballah commits to neutrality.

Iran: The beauty in the eye of American beholders

28 November, 2017

Comment: Iran has been viewed by both Republican and Democratic decision-makers as the more beautiful prize, writes Robert Springborg.

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