Fuel paralysis: How 14 private companies control Lebanon’s oil supply and set its prices
Lebanon's energy crisis is a consequence of the state allowing 14 private companies to monopolize and set prices in this most strategic sector. How then to break this monopoly by the country's political elite, when the oil cartel is run by the same powers who govern Lebanon?
The Arab tribes of Lebanon: Kindling for Saudi-sponsored Sunni–Shia conflict?
Lebanon's Arab Tribes were naturalized for Rafiq Hariri's electoral ambitions. But today, they are vast in number, deadset on making their presence known, and organizing politically in every realm. After a sectarian tribal attack in Khalde left four Lebanese dead this month, the nation wants to know – what is their agenda and who is backing the tribes?