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The New Arab Staff

Abdel Rahman Urabi


Analysis: Nasrallah has called for residents of the northern Bekaa Valley to fight Syrian groups, writes Abdel Rahman Urabi.

01 June, 2015

Feature: Potholes, road rage and crashes galore... Lebanon's traffic is notorious for many reasons. Now the government hopes a new law will stop the carnage.

14 April, 2015

International Women's Day: Pressure group Kafa creates new information film to highlight Lebanon's new law on domestic violence.

08 March, 2015

Analysis: If Lebanese couples of mixed religious backgrounds decide to marry, then they have to fly to Cyprus to have their union recognised - but perhaps not for much longer.

04 February, 2015

Despite its bloody and extremist interpretation of Islam, the IS group are reported to be in indirect talks with the humanitarian movement as health care in areas it controls lies in ruin.

15 January, 2015

Security forces entered Roumieh prison in Beirut after intercepting conversations between Sunni militant inmates and would-be suicide bombers.

12 January, 2015

Lebanon has admitted more than 1.5m Syrian refugees during the civil war. But a new law will make it harder for others to follow.

05 January, 2015

A prisoner swap and a hospital are also among the demands issued to secure the release of 25 Lebanese servicemen held captive by the Islamic State group and al-Nusra Front.

31 December, 2014

Shia group secures release of fighter from armed Sunni group in Syria, as Lebanese government struggles to free soldiers captured by militants in Lebanon.

27 November, 2014

The northern Lebanese city has seen fierce fighting between the army and groups allied to IS.

27 October, 2014