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Diana Moukalled

Diana Moukalled is a veteran journalist with extensive experience in both traditional and new media. She is also a columnist and freelance documentary producer. 

Twitter @dianamoukalled

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Hezbollah drives Lebanon into the arms of murderers

Hezbollah has turned its back on all those who have protested against reviving relations between Beirut and Damascus. This time, the party did not infiltrate across the Syrian border to fight, capture hostages or smuggle arms and money.

August 19, 2017

Bassel Safadi, the symbol of Syria’s injustice

Bassel Safadi Khartabil, the Internet guru who opened up the online world to plight of the Syrian people, was abducted by the Assad regime in March 2012 and taken to Adra prison in Damascus. A few months later he disappeared.

August 12, 2017

It is time Lebanese media remembered what their job is

Lebanese media is in such a state these days that Lebanese TV channels are being ridiculed on social media as “Manar 1” and “Manar 2,” suggesting that their coverage of recent events is a poor copy of the Hezbollah Party affiliate Manar TV.

August 06, 2017

The end of Lebanon

The battle of Jaroud Arsal, launched by Hezbollah on the Lebanese-Syrian border, has multiple goals.

July 23, 2017

Why tensions between Lebanese and Syrians are being stoked

Wars do not just suddenly erupt; massacres do not occur without a prelude; blood is never shed without provocation and incitement. Hence, are we on the brink of a war between Lebanese and Syrians within Lebanon?

July 18, 2017

Reminders of the July war

Eleven years after Israel’s July war against Lebanon, there is talk of a new war between Israel and Hezbollah. Israel is worried about the Iraqi-Iranian axis backed by Russia.

July 14, 2017