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Hazem Saghieh

Hazem Saghieh

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Lebanon: What Distinguishes Today

As soon as information about the new ministers of Hassan Diab’s government started to leak, a Facebo

The ‘Culture’ of Assadist Punishment in Beirut

Last Tuesday night, on the 14th of January, tens of youths were taken to the El-Helou Police Station

On Paths of Leadership in Lebanon

In the fifties, followers would come up with chants to salute their leaders on occasions, especially

The Other Iran and the Regional-Civil Binary

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of fo

Beyond a Military Response!

There were many ill-guided Iranian reactions to the death of Qassem Soleimani and his comrades.

Death to America: The History of a Slogan (1979 - 2020)

With the death of Qassem Soleimani, the slogan “Death to America” has returned to the forefront, wit

Lebanon and Expectations on the 'Iranian Response’

While the Lebanese were glued to their television screens, watching the news of the killing of Qasse

It’s Season Defamation in Lebanon!

Jurist and former ambassador Nawaf Salam. Academic and writer Gilbert Achkar.

New Year’s in Idlib!

For four years, Syria’s Idlib has not celebrated a new year. Years there don’t change.

On Joseph Abou Khalil After His Passing

The debt we owe Joseph Abou Khalil, who left us two and a half weeks ago, after exceeding ninety yea

The Path of 'Political-Shiism' in Lebanon: From Integration to Secession

Every Lebanese sect has its own story with Lebanon, with all of them swaying between a desire to int

The Lebanese Revolution and the Four Dragons

Lebanon’s streets have witnessed unprecedented violence over the past few nights.

Abdul Karim Qasim and the Difficult Path of Patriotism in Iraq

When Saddam Hussein’s regime fell in 2003, photos of leaders and clerics killed by Saddam rose in Ba

5 Quick Takeaways from the Lebanese Revolt, Others

1- In 1989, central and eastern Europe witnessed several uprisings that spelled the end of the Sovie

And They Tell You: Why Gebran Bassil and the Aounists?

It is difficult to separate the parts that integrate to eventually perform one action.


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