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Lebanon: the world’s best failed state

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Look down from the mountains outside Beirut and, on most days, you’ll see a grey blanket of smog choking the…

Jeremy Corbyn and the hard left are wilfully blind to the evils of Islamist Nazis

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Many people watching Jeremy Corbyn’s interview on Marr last Sunday will have been shocked by his remarks about the need…

How Lebanon is coping with more than a million Syrian refugees

14 November 2015 9:00 am

How tiny Lebanon copes with an unstoppable flow of Syrian refugees

Bizarrely, Putin is talking more sense on Syria than anyone else

26 September 2015 8:00 am

The West’s strategy on Syria is a complete shambles

Black flags and Christmas lights: a letter from Beirut

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Blue and white Christmas lights twinkle over the shops near my apartment in Beirut’s Christian quarter; pricy boutiques display elaborate…

First Syria, then Lebanon

22 June 2013 9:00 am

Syria’s civil war is tearing Lebanon apart