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Hezbollah’s Crucible of War

Joining Syria’s civil war has made Hezbollah much more powerful, but much less popular, in the Middle East.

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Syria’s Refugee Children Have Lost All Hope

Young Syrians living in Lebanon are attempting suicide in ever greater numbers.

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Beirut’s Lovable Losers

In a shocking turn of events, a new Lebanese political movement took on the status quo establishment and … well, lost. But the change it’s inspired could be profound.

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Hezbollah’s Death Valley

In a small enclave between Syria and Israel, Hezbollah is preparing for what it says will be its biggest war ever.

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Turns Out Getting to Lebanon Doesn’t Mean Syrian Refugees Are Safe  

Lebanon's residency rules are paving the way for the abuse and exploitation of those fleeing Syria's civil war.

Argument

Iran’s Martyrdom Machine Springs to Life

Saudi Arabia's execution of a Shiite cleric has put the Middle East on edge — and set up Tehran for its favorite role.

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If You’re a Refugee Dreaming of America, Don’t Come to Lebanon

This tiny country already hosts more than 1 million Syrians — and the U.S. resettlement process for them is completely broken.

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