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MPs fail on president, prepare to extend term
Kahwagi: No compromise with soldier-killers
PFLP-GC steps up Lebanese border presence
No recovery until Syria crisis ends: Hajj Hasan
Opposition to Parliament extension melts away
Hariri: Time to get out of Syrian fire
International donors pledge to boost Syrian refugee aid
Time to capitalize on anti-ISIS sentiment
Guns fall silent in Lebanon's Tripoli as army moves in
Army restores order, militant leaders on the run
Tripoli battles part of ISIS-Nusra scheme to establish Islamic emirate
Salam: Refugees the most dangerous issue
Fighting shakes Lebanon's north as army battles Islamists
Army offensive signals open-ended war
Decision to combat terror supersedes all else, Salam says

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    Special Reports, Opinions, Analysis &  Features:  Lebanon

Michael Karam: Why I've joined Lebanon's exodus
In Akkar, locals and refugees view each other warily
Sectarian wedge pushes from Syria into Lebanon
The 200,000 Syrian child refugees forced into slave labour in Lebanon
Dozens die in Lebanon as Army clashes with Sunni supporters of Islamic State
A Lebanese battle with Syrian overtones
Analysis: Tripoli neighborhood scarred by battles
Robert Chahine: How smart is US poicy in the Middle East
Matthew Levitt: Hezbollah's Message for Israel
Lebanon may emerge as next ISIS battleground
                                   Selected Data and Fact Files  | Earlier Articles/Archives
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   Special Reports, Opinions, Analysis &  Features: Middle East & World 

David Ignatius: Wishful thinking in the U.S. plans against the Islamic State
Soner Cagaptay: Fear, Loathing, and an Ottoman Shrine in the Cold War Between ISIS and Turkey
Most Arab states share Isis’s ideology. They’re trying to have it both ways
Bahrain's Ban on Main Opposition Prompts U.S. Policy Dilemma
How Israel Is Turning Gaza Into A Super-max Prison
Qatar and the UK stand together in the fight against terrorism
Raghida Dergham: International roles in Middle East policies
Dissent and criticism in Egypt’s ‘War on Terror’
Hamas in Gaza: The art of political survival
Fortress Israel: Can people make peace when they don’t talk?
Thomas Friedman speaks in Denver on the Middle East, China, Putin and American Pluralism
Robert Chahine: How smart is US poicy in the Middle East

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   Middle East and Arab World News

Turkey sets conditions for helping West in Kobane crisis in Syria
Peshmerga head for Syria's Kobane to fight IS
Obama White House did little to stop 'The Rise of ISIS,' says 'Frontline' documentary
Germany warns security situation 'critical' due to radical Islam
Turkey ‘decides’ for Kobane future: No Kurds, no Assad... Only Free Syrian Army!
Assad's warnings start to ring true in Turkey
US urges online fight against IS as strikes hit jihadists
Suicide bomber kills 27 militiamen south of Iraqi capital
U.S. sees Syria rebels in political, not military solution: Asharq al-Awsat newspaper
After victory in key Iraqi town, time for revenge
Missiles of ISIS May Pose Peril for Aircrews
Iraqi army seizes town south of Baghdad to halt Isil
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Lebanon this week | Lebanon Weekly Monitor | Lebanon Economic Report

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Lebanon's Mikati cabinet profiles, shares and sectarian allocations
Lebanon Elections 2009: Full Coverage + Voting Results
Lebanon Parliamentary Committees: Elected November 12, 2009
Lebanon Saad Hariri's government lineup, affiliations
Lebanon: New Parliament's Power Map
Profiles: Lebanon's Siniora's second government
Brief Profiles: Siniora's second government
Lineup, Shares: Siniora's second government
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Lebanon's Siniora's first government lineup, affilitions
Lebanon Elections 2005: Lists, candidates, alliances and results
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