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Haifa Zeiater

Haifaa Zaatar is a Lebanese journalist who worked for Al-Safir newspaper, as well as France24 Arabic.

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Is Oppression on the Rise in Lebanon or Is It Now More Apparent?

Is Oppression on the Rise in Lebanon or Is It Now More Apparent?

”It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence…

Marine Le Pen and the Veil as Political Tactic

Marine Le Pen and the Veil as Political Tactic

During French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's visit to Dar al-Fatwa in Beirut, an aide of the Grand Mufti offered her a veil (headscarf), asking…

How Russia United Foes and Reclaimed the Middle East

How Russia United Foes and Reclaimed the Middle East

"Russia has been a great power for centuries, and remains so. It has always had and still has legitimate zones of interest ... We should…

Torture and Military Trials for Civilians: A Stain on Lebanon's Rights Record

Torture and Military Trials for Civilians: A Stain on Lebanon's Rights Record

Testimonies of torture victims in the Arab world are frequent, almost to the point of being routine. Since 2011, the media was charged with an…

Is the WHO Complicit in Syrian War Crimes?

Is the WHO Complicit in Syrian War Crimes?

Throughout the bitter years of conflict in Syria, numerous UN officials have, on several occasions, decried their helplessness in undertaking their aid missions. These officials…