Tag Archives: Lebanon

Arab populism succeeds where civil society fails

     

In this year’s key parliamentary elections in Iraq and Lebanon, formerly controversial populist figures performed far better than expected and are playing central roles in the scramble to form governments,… Read more »

Lebanon ≠ Hezbollah: only limited election success for pro-Iran party

     

Hezbollah and its allies have won a small majority of seats in Lebanon’s first parliamentary election in nearly a decade, boosting its influence and giving its patron Iran greater sway… Read more »

Polls expose Lebanese fears yet Hezbollah ‘disinclined to foment domestic unrest’

     

  With little over a month to go before Lebanon’s first national vote in nine years, experts are gauging the pulse of the electorate, tuning in to elements including turnout,… Read more »

Remembering Lebanon’s disappeared

     

Lebanon today mourned the death of Ghazi Aad, founder of the Support of Lebanese in Detention and Exile group, The Daily Star reports: Thousands of people went missing during the… Read more »