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Thursday, July 29, 2021

EXCLUSIVE TALKS

Nadim Houry on Lebanon: “The public sphere is left to rot”

ByTheEast: Since 2011, the Arab countries followed different paths. What have they in common in 2020? Nadim Houry: The Arab world and the MENA region are plunged into a deep crisis, which based on a country’s standpoint can take different facets. Despite this apparent potential difference in approach, they all share one thing in common: in all of these societies, the social contract...

There was full unanimity on demanding swiftness in the formation of the new government, and after today’s session I will brief President Aoun on the outcome and I’ll always visit the presidential palace in order to achieve the government’s formation as soon as possible.”

Najib Miqati

Lebanon' Prime Minister-designate

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