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THE PULSE OF LEBANON

In Arkoub, they say yes to the resistance but not to Hezbollah

As part of a series taking the pulse of the country through immersive reports from the four corners of Lebanon, L'Orient Today went to Arkoub region (South Lebanon), in some of the Sunni villages in the Shiite-majority area. 

In Arkoub, they say yes to the resistance but not to Hezbollah

The Arkoub region in South Lebanon. (Credit: Mohammad Yassin/OLJ)

Yellow and green flags flap in the wind in the villages all along the southern road. Past the Litani River to the east, endless valleys and fields of olive trees are in sight, with the imposing snow-capped Mount Hermon in the background.At the...

Yellow and green flags flap in the wind in the villages all along the southern road. Past the Litani River to the east, endless valleys and fields of olive trees are in sight, with the imposing snow-capped Mount Hermon in the background.At the...Dans le Arkoub, on dit oui à la résistance mais pas au HezbollahAkkar, portrait of a youth at loose endsBetween disillusionment and desire for change,...