By Niall Green, October 22, 2012
The two deadly bombings in Beirut point to the growing threat that the Syrian conflict will spread to Lebanon and throughout the region.
By Jean Shaoul, August 24, 2012
This is the conclusion of a two-part examination of the background to the current crisis in Lebanon.
By Jean Shaoul, August 23, 2012
This is the first part of a two-part article examining the background to the current crisis in Lebanon.
By Eric London, August 18, 2012
The intensifying US proxy war in Syria is raising fears of a sectarian war throughout the Middle East.
By Jean Shaoul, June 4, 2012
Lebanon’s government despatched troops to Tripoli, the Libyan capital, after sectarian clashes killed 10 on Saturday.
By Jean Shaoul, May 18, 2012
Several days of clashes in and around Tripoli between Sunni Islamists and Alawites have left 10 people dead, 50 wounded and several kidnapped.
By Niall Green, February 27, 2012
The conflict in Syria, where US-backed “rebels” are fighting the government of Bashar al-Assad, is exacerbating tensions in neighboring Lebanon.
By Sahand Avedis, August 12, 2011
Lebanese army intelligence has intercepted a covert shipment of 1,000 assault rifles, apparently being sent to the Syrian city of Baniyas by US-backed forces in Lebanon hostile to the Syrian regime.
By Jean Shaoul, January 27, 2011
On Tuesday, President Michel Suleiman called on Najib Mikati, who is backed by the Shia Islamist group Hezbollah and its allies, to form a new government.
By Bill Van Auken, January 14, 2011
Lebanon’s government fell Wednesday after the political bloc led by Hezbollah withdrew over a UN probe into the 2005 assassination of Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri.
By Jean Shaoul, January 3, 2011
A classified cable from the US embassy in Beirut has revealed how Lebanon’s ruling March 14 alliance discussed with the US its preparations for a military attack by Israel against its rival Hezbollah.
By Jean Shaoul, January 23, 2010
Israel has stepped up its warmongering against Hezbollah and the Lebanese government, worsening tensions throughout the Middle East.