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A Lebanese-American couple is seeking justice through US courts for kidnapping and torture under the alleged direction of Gebran Bassil.

Carole Samaha took to the social media platform on Thursday to reveal she's an anti-vaxxer and also claiming the coronavirus outbreak is a 'cospiracy'.

Conversation circles generate ideas in the Lebanese Revolution

Alessandra Bajec

Conversation circles generate ideas in the Lebanese Revolution

Protests and strikes are not the only nationwide thing dominating Lebanon. Open discussions held by groups of citizens is the latest phenomenon happening on the streets of Lebanon.

Former ally slams Hariri's nomination of Aoun for presidency

Martin Armstrong

Former ally slams Hariri's nomination of Aoun for presidency

Former Justice Minister and Future Movement MP Ashraf Rifi has accused Hariri of selling Lebanon to "the Iranian project" by backing Aoun, a ...

Joseph Samaha's reflections on nationalism, the left and Islam

Nicolas Dot-Pouillard

Joseph Samaha's reflections on nationalism, the left and Islam

A rare interview has been unearthed from the archives, nine years after the intellectual's death. We bring it to you in full.

The New Arab

Lebanon's Michel Samaha sentenced to 13 years in jail

A new verdict on the former information minister's terror conviction has delivered a heftier sentence to the bomb-smuggling assassination-plotter branded a 'traitor' to Lebanon.

The New Arab

EgyptAir hijacker 'demands Sisi release female prisoners'

Hijacker of EgyptAir plane demands release of all female prisoners in Egypt as all but few passengers on-board the plane are freed in Cyprus, ...

The New Arab

EgyptAir hijacker 'demands Sisi release female prisoners'

Hijacker of EgyptAir plane demands release of all female prisoners in Egypt as all but few passengers on-board the plane are freed in Cyprus, ...

The New Arab

Justice minister resigns over Hizballah's 'growing hold' on Lebanon

Further compounding Lebanon's political crisis, Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi has resigned, saying it is impossible to govern in light of ...

Release of bomb-smuggling Lebanese politician 'encourages terrorism'

The New Arab

Release of bomb-smuggling Lebanese politician 'encourages terrorism'

Michel Samaha has shown little remorse, and many Lebanese people are worried about the consequences of freeing a person who confessed ...

The New Arab & agencies

Former Lebanese minister accused of 'terrorism' granted bail

Michel Samaha, a former minister who is accused of planning terrorist attacks in Lebanon, is to be released on bail pending his next ...

Lebanese Shia turn against the 'party of God'

Moe Chreif

Lebanese Shia turn against the 'party of God'

Comment: Hizballah has hijacked the Shia identity, is fighting a war in Syria on sectarian lines and calls its Shia opponents US agents. Many ...

Morsi, <em>Samaha</em> and the circus of Arab judiciary

Maen al-Bayari

Morsi, Samaha and the circus of Arab judiciary

Comment: Recent sentences handed down in Egypt and Lebanon suggest the idea of judges' independence is nothing but a boring joke, argues Maen ...

Lebanese former minister filmed plotting assassinations for Assad Lebanese former minister filmed plotting assassinations for Assad

Al-Araby al-Jadeed

Lebanese former minister filmed plotting assassinations for Assad

Video shows Michel Samaha handing over cash and explosives to be used to kill political and religious figures on behalf of the Assad ...

#Trending: Lebanon outraged at Michel <em>Samaha</em> ruling

Dalal Jebril-Rogers

#Trending: Lebanon outraged at Michel Samaha ruling

Blog: What are Arabs talking about on social media? Tweet at us: Twitter @alaraby_en, or comment at facebook.com/AlAraby.en

Thaer Ghandour

Assad's adviser in Lebanon accused of securing plea deal

Analysis: Michel Samaha has been given three years in jail, after what some believe was a deal to implicate Damascus' spy chief, says Thaer Ghandour.

Thaer Ghandour

Michel Samaha: Assad's right-hand man

Comment: Michel Samaha's close relationship with the Baath regime highlights the lasting problem of Syrian hegemony over Lebanon, argues Thaer ...

Nader Foz

Lebanese ministers and MPs 'on Syrian hit list'

Sources and targeted MP tell al-Araby al-Jadeed that interior and health minister and two MPs have been named as targets for assassination.

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