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About Hazem Saghieh
Hazem Saghieh is political editor of the London-based Arab newspaper al-Hayat
Articles by Hazem Saghieh
This week's editors
Rosemary Bechler edits openDemocracy's main site.
Cameron Thibos edits Mediterranean Journeys in Hope.
En Liang Khong is assistant editor at openDemocracy.
Alex Sakalis is the editor of Can Europe Make It?
No to TTIP
The assassination of Lebanon’s former prime minister on 14 February has sparked fury in the country and confusion in the region. Lebanese journalist Hazem Saghieh investigates what really happened.
(This article was first published on 21 February 2005)
A legal conflict between the daughters of former Egyptian presidents is a sad commentary on the condition of the Arab world, says Hazem Saghieh.
(This article was first published on 12 August 2009)
The issue of Israel’s West Bank settlements must not be subsumed by the larger Israel-Palestinian conflict, says Hazem Saghieh.
The militant Islamist movement’s version of the war with Israel in July-August 2006 needs to be adjusted, says Hazem Saghieh.
The missed chances and false trails of the Arabs’ political projects are highlighted in their reaction to Iran’s proto-revolution, says Hazem Saghieh.
Iran's epic political conflict reflects a thirty-year arc of revolution now using state power to crush its own children, says Hazem Saghieh.
A peaceful election dissolves myths and rearranges the country’s political jigsaw. But the issue of Hizbollah’s weapons remains, says Hazem Saghieh.
The political alliance that promised to save and inspire Lebanon in 2005 now needs to renew itself from within, says Hazem Saghieh.
The Arab world is in a protracted and deepening decline that is less to do with the regimes that govern it than with its society and culture, says Hazem Saghieh.
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