Questions tagged [lebanon]

Questions relating to the government or the politics of the Lebanese Republic

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Why do some political parties retain militant wings?

Many rebel groups have evolved and transitioned into political parties - in democracies and non-democracies. Some demilitarise (IRA, Tupamos, M19, Tupamaros, Farc), others do not (Hezbollah, Hamas, ...
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Hezbollah in South America

Are Hezbollah active in South America? If so what is the connection? Why and what are they doing so far away from their host country? Only yesterday U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo spoke about the ...
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Why isn't Lebanon able to fight corruption, although there's some honest judges (if we assume there is) [closed]

Many Lebanese are corrupt, if not all, and there're many corruption cases, where some politicians have their hand in it and there's evidence against them. What makes some honest judges stay silent, ...
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Is there a legal way to find out if Saad Hariri somehow arrested or not? [closed]

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation while on a visit to Saudi Arabia. Several sources have said Saudi Arabia is holding Hariri with restricted freedom– a claim that the ...