Lebanon’s New Government Will be Plagued by Old Problems

Lebanon formed a new government on Tuesday, headed by Prime Minister Hassan Diab. But it’s unlikely to be a political panacea, because Beirut is suffering

A Lebanese Government? Inshallah

On Tuesday, Lebanon’s caretaker Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil optimistically tweeted that a new government would be formed “within hours.” Whether or not Khalil’s forecast

Hassan Diab – Lebanon’s Next Prime Minister?

In response to countrywide street protests, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his cabinet resigned on October 29, 2019 setting off a nearly two-month search

Lebanon’s Uprising is Turning into a Stalemate

Lebanon’s 76th Independence Day this year coincided with the 37th day of countrywide anti-corruption protests. The Independence Day celebrations reinvigorated the street, bringing tens of

Success Remains Distant for Lebanon’s Protesters

As Lebanon’s protests enter another week, there are three developments to watch: President Michel Aoun’s controversial remarks last Tuesday; the failed nomination of Mohammad al-Safadi

Success Remains Distant for Lebanon’s Protesters

As Lebanon’s protests enter another week, there are three developments to watch: President Michel Aoun’s controversial remarks last Tuesday; the failed nomination of Mohammad al-Safadi

Lebanon’s Protests Enter Fourth Week

Lebanon’s protests have entered their fourth week, but have produced very few results. The uprising scored an early victory by prompting Prime Minister Saad Hariri

Lebanon’s Protests Enter Fourth Week

Lebanon’s protests have entered their fourth week, but have produced very few results. The uprising scored an early victory by prompting Prime Minister Saad Hariri

Lebanon’s Protests Continue

Two weeks after they began, Lebanon’s anti-government protests have not abated. Despite certain developments like Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation, the protesters have not cleared

Lebanon’s What’s App Revolution

Last Thursday, Lebanon erupted with ongoing popular protests demanding governmental reform. Thousands of Lebanese took to the streets, particularly its major cities, to call for