Tens of thousands of Lebanese protested on Sunday to keep up a nationwide street movement that has brought down the government, hours after a smaller rally of thousands was held to support the embattled president.
The jihadi threat, while still dangerous, has been overtaken by the scourge of homegrown right-wing extremist terror.
Lebanon's Prime Minister's resignation is unlikely to trigger the changes that the protestors are demanding.
Lebanon’s youths are fed up with the traditional reflexes of sect that keep the population divided.
The reemergence of Russia as a major power broker in the Middle East is striking because for a quarter century after the Cold War, Russia had been absent from the region. But Russia’s absence, and not its return, is the anomaly.
Graffiti by protestors in Algiers and Beirut shows their desire to take control of public space.
Nearly a decade after the Arab Spring fizzled, a new wave of protest has swept over the Middle East and North Africa. What is different this time, and will the protesters get what they want?
In an interview, Maha Yahya says that following Saad al-Hariri’s resignation the country faces a difficult transition.
Even if a government of technocrats takes over – as per popular demand – it would have to work against the vested interests of the political class.
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