""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
" It's worth mentioning that Salbuturol is a good masking agent for other drugs possibly taken."
"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
"Thanks for the congrats, everyone! Much love to my #InsecureHBO family & congrats to the other nominees! #GoldenGlobes"
Star of TV's "Insecure"
After two and a half years without a President, Michel Aoun has taken office but the real test is yet to come
Michel Aoun won a vote in parliament after more than two years of political deadlock
Saad Hariri has taken a bold gamble endorsing Michel Aoun for Lebanon's presidency. Despite Aoun's closeness to nemesis Hezbollah, Hariri may pick up the prime minister's job.
Lebanon is no stranger to refugees even long before the Syrian conflict.
At least six die and 19 are injured in the attack in the mostly Christian village of Qaa, several kilometres from the border with Syria.
Hundreds of people have turned out for the funeral of a top Hezbollah commander in southern Beirut. Mustafa Badreddine is said to have died in an
Born stateless, nowhere they can truely call home. Fifty thousand Syrians have been born without papers in Lebanon according to the United Nations
The second and final day of the French president’s visit to Lebanon took him to the Bekaa Valley camp for Syrians, in the east of the country
Francois Hollande begins his four-day regional visit by talking arms and refugees in Beirut
Thousands of protesters have marched to the Lebanese government headquarters in Beirut amid a mounting row over the city’s rubbish problems. With
This classical music festival marks 400 years since England's greatest poet and playwright died.
Over 300 operas have a Shakespearean connection. How come the Bard has been such a huge hit with composers?
The Shi’ite militant group Hezbollah is facing further sanctions after a decision by the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to class it as a
A possible end to the political deadlock at the summit of Lebanese politics may be in sight. Christian Michel Aoun’s presidential candidacy has been
The militant group vows to retaliate for the death of a prominent Lebanese militant in a missile strike on Damascus last month.
Nearly two million Syrian refugees have settled in Lebanon. As another harsh winter sets in, many people struggle to keep their tents warm enough for
The Lebanese cabinet met on Monday to discuss how to deal with huge garbage mountains that have accumulated in Beirut and Mount Lebanon. The crisis
Hannibal Gadhafi, a son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi, has reportedly been freed after being kidnapped by an unknown Lebanese group. He
A suspected Islamist militant killed died along with two members of his family when he blew himself up as the army raided his home in northern
16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen held captive by Al Qaeda’s Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, have been released. The group was kidnapped during an