In Ba‘lbek-Hermel, there was support for the Lebanese uprising until the main Shi‘a parties gained the upper hand.
In an interview, Marwan Muasher discusses the latest developments in the agreement between the UAE and Israel.
The response to Lebanon’s protest movement in Zahleh showed sympathy, but within a conservative framework.
The Nabatieh protestors smashed the notion of a Shi‘a community solidly behind Hezbollah and Amal.
The American University of Beirut can serve as an example to a crisis-ridden higher education sector in the United States.
In an interview, Alain Bifani discusses the country’s financial collapse and his exit from the Finance Ministry.
In an interview, Joseph Bahout discusses French policy toward the Levant and Mediterranean, and what we should watch for.
Turkish influence is increasing in Lebanon, where many Sunnis are looking for a regional patron.
Might growing regional and international involvement in Lebanon change power relations in the country?
Saudi Arabia has pressed hard for a recent agreement in Yemen, but mistrust between the parties may well derail it.
Egypt has long sought to expand habitation and agriculture into the desert, but the obstacles are great.
The Emirati-Israeli peace agreement will help refocus Palestinian objectives on securing equal rights.
In an interview, Mohanad Hage Ali discusses foreign intervention to resolve the Lebanese crisis, and its repercussions.