The charges against Hassan Diab and two other senior politicians will challenge the pervading culture of impunity in Lebanon.
Many displaced Syrians responded to harsh border controls by passing through permeable borders, using alternative routes and relying upon the use of smugglers and social networks.
Political and economic forces across the Middle East and North Africa combine to mean well-educated young people spend years looking for work, which delays their independence and adulthood.
The election of independent parliamentarians in Lebanon is a move away from sectarian politics, say experts.
With fuel shortages and economic ruin causing havoc in the country, Lebanon is in dire need of help. But its supporters may have run out of patience.
Lebanon is in the depths of one of the worst financial crises in history.
Lebanon is in trouble: a million Syrian refugees, one of the worst financial crises in more than 100 years and a corrupt and divided political system.
Paulo Freire’s concept of “conscientization”, or critical consciousness, helps us better understand the lives of young Palestinians, particularly those living in Lebanese refugee camps.
In the ten years since the Arab Spring, the countries affected have transformed completely. Here’s how.
As countries around the world develop their own private sponsorship systems, they should acknowledge how elusive refugee status can be. Policy-makers should proceed accordingly.
As foreign aid pours into Beirut, its uneven distribution reflects and exacerbates the pre-existing class and race fissures in Lebanese society.
How can the international community help Lebanon’s people not its power-sharing regime?
I feel justified for leaving decades ago but my heart bleeds for the people trapped in Lebanon.
The disaster exposes wider failures of governance and comes amid a deep economic crisis.
Torn apart by years of war and now effectively bankrupt, the country and its people are facing a new devastation.
The port, and surrounding neighbourhoods devastated by the explosion, are at the heart of Beirut.
For combustion to occur, oxygen must be present. Ammonium nitrate prills provide a much more concentrated supply of oxygen than the air around us.
Criminal gangs, insurgents and terrorist groups seek to protect the people in the areas they govern, when a central government’s power is weak or nonexistent.
How the humanitarian consequences of the Syrian crisis have spilled across the region.
A power-sharing agreement that shares power between Lebanon’s different sectarian communities is no longer fit for purpose.