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Caught in a sectarian crossfire, the group’s disarray over the presidency is self-destructive
Loss of prime minister highlights lack of mainstream and moderate Sunni Arab leaders in the region
Political gridlock, economic torpor and the machinations of pro-Syrian Hizbollah – the non-state regional superpower – have once more pushed the crossroads of the Middle East to the edge of collapse
The resilient Lebanese have an unhealthily high tolerance of chaos. But today’s crisis is different
The country’s most valuable asset now is its diaspora,writes David Gardner
For Lebanese clairvoyant Michel Hayek, forecasting seems a very good business, writes David Gardner
The choicest bits of the west’s great cities belong, in part, to foreign dictators
Frieze Art Fair’s young galleries section Frame this year includes the Sfeir-Semler gallery from Beirut. Discover the realities of making and selling art in a troubled and war-torn land
Savagery of Syrian regime’s response means the rebels cannot stop, writes David Gardner
Tough sanctions must be imposed on Syria without delay
It is time for urgent and intense pressure on the Assads
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