As he commemorated the 15th anniversary of the assassination of his father this week, Walid Jumblatt placed the Syrian opposition flag atop Kamal Jumblatt's grave. Over the course of his political career, Walid Jumblatt has made some of the most arguably unexpected alliances, seeking to shield the minority Druze community from sectarian conflict.
The debate over a standardized account of Lebanon's recent history has been going on for more than two decades, yet this discourse remains one of the most contentious and divisive issues in the country.
Lebanese politicians are hoping that the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha would facilitate a breakthrough on the contentious debate about funding of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL).
Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah slammed the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) in his first reaction to the indictments released last week. The STL issued arrest warrants for four Hezbollah members allegedly involved in the killing of late Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
The killing of al Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden has taken the world by storm and attracted mixed reactions across the Muslim world. In Lebanon, the overwhelming majority expressed relief at the death of the most notorious terrorist of the 21st century.