Posts Tagged “Lebanon”

No easy solution for Lebanon

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No easy solution for Lebanon

No easy solution for Lebanon By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Lebanese President Michel Aoun is expected to announce next week his choice of a new prime minister designate. Who is willing to assume the task of forming a cabinet to address Lebanon’s huge problems? There is talk about the possible designation of Najib Mikati, a former…

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Lebanon turmoil the focus on Arab Radio Show

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Lebanon turmoil the focus on Arab Radio Show

Lebanon turmoil the focus on Arab Radio Show #ArabRadio host Ray Hanania talks with American Task Force on Lebanon President Ed Gabriel and Arab News Gulf Regional Manager Sarah Sfeir on the show June 30, 2021 in Detroit and Washington DC Radio Show Guests/Topics. Wednesday June 30, 2021 at 8 AM EST. We have a great lineup…

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz On October 17, 2019 the Lebanon erupted into a nationwide uprising demanding the dismantling of a corrupt and sectarian political system. Responding to unprecedented street protests, Saad Hariri resigned immediately. A new cabinet was formed by Hassan Diab, an academic with a limited background in public…

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Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me”

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Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me”

Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me” Memories of a Childhood in Syria and Lebanon By Elia Zughaib, Illustrated by Helen Zughaib In a world driven by power, money, and the pursuit of personal success, Helen and her father Elia have given us a glimpse of an intact society stretched to the limit, yet…

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Lebanon on a failure track for the near future

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Lebanon on a failure track for the near future

Lebanon on a failure track for the near future By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz When I left Lebanon in 1975 I never thought I would stay abroad for the rest of my life. I simply could not imagine that this country would ever reach such a stage of largely self-inflicted decline. The destructive power of politics…

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Minority Report: Arab News’ in-depth look at Lebanon’s Jewish community

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Minority Report: Arab News’ in-depth look at Lebanon’s Jewish community

Minority Report: Arab News’ in-depth look at Lebanon’s Jewish community A once-thriving community with roots dating back hundreds of years, they are now a silent and forgotten minority. The Arab News Newspaper, the Middle East’s leading English language publication, tracked down Lebanese Jews in the diaspora to talk to them about their memories of a lost…

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