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Hazem Saghieh

Hazem Saghieh

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Abdul Halim Khaddam, the Man of the 'File'

The name of Abdul Halim Khaddam, who died in Paris a week ago, is linked to the word “file”.

Authoritarianism, Fascism Are Unfortunately the Most Likely Outcomes

A phrase is being repeated in several languages today: Corona will bring down capitalism and injusti

Bernie Sanders between the Personal and the Political

Bernie Sanders, whose bid to become the democratic nominee for president is likely to fail, seems “u

Hezbollah and Its Friends

The most noteworthy aspect of Hezbollah’s general-secretary's last speech was the shift from denial

On the Infatuation with China as Panic

It may be premature to excessively speculate about a post-Covid 19 world.

Goodbye to the Old Israeli Left

Who can imagine Israel without a left? Israel was founded by the Labor Party (Mapai at the time).

A Satire of Coronavirus

Before being a killer, first and foremost, the coronavirus is a demeaning germ.

Syria Between Russia, Turkey

Neighboring Turkey geographically while its regime is politically subservient to Russia is unfortuna

On our Dead, Who Do not Die

Achieving Arab unity, liberating Palestine, building socialism that corresponds, in some way or anot

The Crisis Facing the Idea of 'Economic Boycott' Today

The interdependence of the world’s economies has received unprecedented attention in wake of the out

Iran Does Not Lie… But it Lives in a Different Universe

The scene was like one from an Almodovar movie and another by Quentin Tarantino.

Why Shouldn’t the Kataeb and Communist Parties Meet?

Two weeks ago, delegations from the Lebanese Kataeb party and the Lebanese Communist Party met to ho

Moqtada al-Sadr and Women

When modern political parties started being established in the Arab world, traditionalists drew the

Palestinians’ Hopes Hang on Transformation of the World, Themselves

It would not be an overstatement to say that the “deal of the century” is recognition of Israel as a


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