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Back at the crossroads: following the series of momentous events beginning with the assassination of Rafiq Hariri in February and culminating with the departure of the last Syrian troops in April, ending a military presence that lasted almost 30 years, Lebanon anticipates holding elections by the end of the month. Nicholas Blanford reports from Beirut. May 1, 2005 1391
Learning to live together: the winds of change that are sweeping through the region bring with them testing--and, for some, frightening--times in which the old orders will be challenged. Nicholas Blanford reports from Kuwait on growing Shi'ite influences and how the Sunnis are accommodating change. May 1, 2005 1016
Syrian media liberalisation causes a stir: Nicholas Blanford reports on new and welcome liberalisation moves in Syria's media industry, previously one of the most enthusiastic proponents of censorship in the region. Feb 1, 2005 1428
Has Syria overplaced its hand this time: the Syria-endorsed three-year extension of Lebanese President Emile Lahoud's mandate has triggered the most serious crisis in the relationship between Damascus and Beirut since the end of the 1975-1990 civil war. Dec 1, 2004 1820
Hizbullah-Israel swap: a long-awaited prisoner exchange between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbullah organisation has reinforced the Shi'a Muslim group's status in the Arab and Islamic world, confirming, in Hizbullah's eyes, that the Jewish state only yields to force rather than negotiations. Mar 1, 2004 1628
Hizbullah: friend or foe? (Current Affairs). Nov 1, 2001 1529
HIZBULLAH HOIST BY ITS OWN PETARD. Apr 1, 2001 1742
WALKING THE PURPLE LINE. May 1, 2000 1572
FADING PROSPECTS FOR PEACE. Mar 1, 2000 1396
NO EARLY SOLUTION IN SIGHT. Nov 1, 1999 1223
Long-range plans for south Lebanon. Jul 1, 1999 1267
All change in Lebanon. Feb 1, 1999 1213
A MAN WITH CLEAN HANDS. Dec 1, 1998 1288
LEBANON AT THE POLLS. Jul 1, 1998 1245
WINDS OF CHANGE. Jun 1, 1998 1484
A testing time. Dec 1, 1997 1675
Hizbollah opens its doors to all. Dec 1, 1997 1172

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