Michel Aoun has been elected president of Lebanon, ending a two-year stalemate
Michel Aoun has been elected president of Lebanon, ending a two-year stalemate

Is the new Lebanon really open for business?

8 November 2016

“Kullun haramiyyeh” (“they’re all thieves”) is the comment you are most likely to hear on the streets of Beirut if you ask about Lebanese politicians. Such cynicism is understandable: the country has just appointed its 13th head of state, Michel Aoun, after two-and-a-half years without a president.

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