Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese have been demonstrating in recent weeks over government corruption and the high cost of living, in what is shaping up as one of the largest protest movements in the country’s history.
The protests in Lebanon are linked to the extreme level of inequality in the country.
Protesters are calling for their leaders to resign citing high unemployment, electricity shortages and corruption.
Saad Hariri's suspension of his resignation was due to the intervention of France and Egypt.
Saad Hariri's accommodating approach to Hezbollah fueled Saudi angst.
The most recent attack in Lebanon by the self-proclaimed Islamic State may reveal a broader regional expansion.
Jordan is currently calling for intensified strikes against the Islamic State in response to the execution of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh.
The Lebanese government—reacting four years too late—should have had a policy on the Syrian crisis from the start of the conflict to ensure the livelihoods of the Syrian refugees and their host communities.
Lebanon’s official policy of disassociation with the war in neighboring Syria hasn’t kept the conflict at bay.
The U.N.-backed international tribunal's investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri could either help end Lebanon's political violence or shatter the country's fragile stability after decades of civil war.