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Eyad Abu Shakra

Eyad Abu Shakra

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The 3 Regional Winds Blowing over the Middle East

If we are to depict the current situation in the Arab Near East, perhaps the best description would

Lebanon: When Running Away from Solutions Becomes an Official Policy

Lebanon has recently returned to a general lockdown, that may be extended, after registering a recor

The Lebanese Revolt Reignited by the Big Explosion

As mass protests reappear in a deeply-wounded Beirut, "occupied Lebanon" moves ever closer to the da

Can Donald Trump Retain the Keys to the White House?

Almost one year ago, the US Presidential Elections began the countdown to next November’s Election

World Leaderships Are Nowhere to Be Seen

The decision of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reconvert the Hagia Sophia Museum to a mos

Hot Months in Iraq and Lebanon Until the November Elections

Recent developments in Iraq and Lebanon point to a new round in the US-Iran conflict. It is true

The Calculations of Lebanon’s Shiite Duo

The scenes of destruction and thuggery in downtown Beirut, some days ago, were pretty sad and painfu

The US Elections and the Minneapolis Story of Mr. Chauvin!

It is a painful irony that an African American is killed under the knee of a white police officer in

The Sad Truth about the 'Resistance' is Exposed When it is Most Needed

Lebanon witnessed three significant events the “stars” of which were the current premier, the Secret

How Does Tehran Think as the World Deals With Covid-19?

If we are to rely on foreign reporters’ accounts on Covid-19, the general trend in the US, Western E

A Beacon of Light Threatened by Politics of Darkness, Corruption and COVID-19

We are familiar with the famous maxim “it is better to light a candle than curse darkness”; but what

Lebanon and Syria: One Occupation in Two Countries

Hassan Nasrallah, the Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia, has delivered a speech, his

Lebanon: When Corruption Discovers the Virtues of Justice

Among the most interesting landmarks in the life of any country, whose people delude themselves that

Who is Fiddling with Whom: Us or COVID-19?

As COVID-19 pandemic threatens the whole world, unrelated confrontations are being waged with scant

A New Page in the History of the UK Labor Party

A few days ago, the British Labor Party elected a new leader, ending the reign of the leftist populi


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