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All Posts Tagged With: "Hezbollah"

Shopping for Syrian merchandise in Damascene bazaars

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Shopping for Syrian merchandise in Damascene bazaars

Cari Machet is a multimedia producer who has traveled extensively in the Middle East. Look at a slideshow of what she found on a recent trip to bazaars in Syria's capital city, including political merchandise that makes U.S. politicians look restrained.

Posted: February 24, 2010 16:52   Comments: 1
U.S. Congress bill threatens to crackdown on terror TV

Perspectives

U.S. Congress bill threatens to crackdown on terror TV

Cari Machet, who has worked as a multimedia producer throughout the Middle East, writes about a new House bill that could sanction satellite operators if they contract their services to TV stations classified as terrorist entities by Congress. She argues it may prove to be a counterproductive crackdown on Arab press freedom.

Posted: February 8, 2010 13:10   Comments: 4
Talk about war ripples through the Middle East

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Talk about war ripples through the Middle East

Talk of war is widespread in the Middle Eastern press recently, with many speculating about a possible outbreak of hostilities not only between Israel and Hamas, but Israel and Syria, or Iran and a host of adversaries. Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim offers a roundup from around the region.

Posted: February 2, 2010 17:05   Comments: 12
Lebanon reels from unexpected election results

Analysis

Lebanon reels from unexpected election results

Worldfocus contributor Melani Cammett is in Lebanon and writes about election day, looking at how the unexpected, pro-Western results may play out domestically and abroad.

Posted: June 9, 2009 14:13   Comments: 0
U.S.-backed alliance beats Hezbollah in Lebanon’s election

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U.S.-backed alliance beats Hezbollah in Lebanon’s election

Official election results show that Lebanon has voted to maintain its pro-western government majority, which beat out another coalition led by Hezbollah. Mohamad Bazzi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses what the results mean for Hezbollah, for the stability of Lebanon and for American foreign policy in the region.

Posted: June 8, 2009 10:12   Comments: 3
Tune in: Online radio show on Lebanon’s election

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Tune in: Online radio show on Lebanon’s election

Lebanon will head to the polls on June 7 in an election that could alter the political fabric of the country, with Hezbollah and its allies poised to make significant gains. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explored the issues and implications of Lebanon’s election. Melani Cammett, Ben Gilbert and Ghassan Schbley joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: June 2, 2009 18:16   Comments: 3
Controversy stirs ahead of major election in Lebanon

Blogwatch

Controversy stirs ahead of major election in Lebanon

From U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Beirut to new accusations about an old assassination, Lebanon is heating up in advance of its June 7 national election, which could see the tides turn for Hezbollah.

Posted: May 28, 2009 11:00   Comments: 1
Shiite identity sustains Hezbollah power in Lebanon

Extended Interview

Shiite identity sustains Hezbollah power in Lebanon

Worldfocus correspondent Kristen Gillespie interviews a former United Nations advisor in Lebanon and discusses the development of Hezbollah and its place in Shiite Lebanese society.

Posted: April 28, 2009 09:19   Comments: 0
Hezbollah heads into mainstream Lebanese life and politics

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Hezbollah heads into mainstream Lebanese life and politics

Some call it a state within a state; a movement that is all too willing to fill any gaps it perceives left open by the government. Hezbollah, with its close ties to Iran, has become very influential in Lebanon -- and though the U.S. government considers them terrorists, they are heroes to their many followers.

Posted: April 27, 2009 15:56   Comments: 16
Scenes of Hezbollah play out on south Beirut streets

From the Field

Scenes of Hezbollah play out on south Beirut streets

Worldfocus correspondent Kristen Gillespie looks at Hezbollah's presence in Lebanon's capital city with an overload of billboards, posters and Hezbollah souvenir shops.

Posted: April 27, 2009 15:29   Comments: 0
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