July 30, 2018

Lebanese NGO’s coping with the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon

Abstract This article is driven by an interest to explore the role of local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) that deal with Syrian refugees in Lebanon seeing […]
June 20, 2018

Lebanon Update- June 2018

Bassil – UNHCR dispute Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil ordered a freeze on the renewal of UNHCR staff residency permits until further notice. In his statement, […]
June 20, 2018

Lebanese Nationalization Decree: Sanction Evasion & Shady Business?

A nationalization decree was issued by the Lebanese President General Michel Aoun and signed by the Prime Minister Saad El Hariri and the Interior minister Nouhad […]
May 16, 2018

Lebanon’s Stability between International Resolutions and Regional Tensions

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) published together a policy paper, entitled “Lebanon’s Stability between International Resolutions and Regional […]
May 10, 2018

Lebanon Special Report on the Parliamentary Elections

Lebanon got few surprises in its national elections on Sunday after nine years of waiting. Several Western media outlets proclaimed that Hezbollah has imposed its dominance […]
May 10, 2018

The Syrian Refugees’ Return to their Homeland: Approaches and Prospects

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) published together a policy paper,  titled “The Head Out of the Sand […]
April 26, 2018

The Head Out of the Sand – Addressing the Legal and Practical Options for better Management of the Refugee Crisis in Lebanon

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) published together a policy paper, entitled “The Head Out of the Sand […]
April 13, 2018

Lebanon Update-April 2018

Post Parliamentarian Elections: LF Isolation? In the recent period, talks began in the political corridors about the post-elections political environment and the formation of the next […]
March 8, 2018

Lebanon Update – March 2018

Border Escalation between Lebanon and Israel Tensions rose on the southern border of Lebanon after Hezbollah threatened to target Israel’s Mediterranean natural gas. Lebanon has an […]
November 13, 2017

Hariri’s Resignation: A new predicament in Lebanon’s polity

Elie Al Hindy & Ramy Jabbour   After less than a year of forming his second cabinet in 18 December 2016, the first in President Aoun’s […]