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Jihad Azour, a serious presidential candidate away from the spotlight?

The IMF official could have the support of several Lebanese leaders. And furthermore, Hezbollah would not veto him.

Jihad Azour, a serious presidential candidate away from the spotlight?

Jihad Azour, director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund. (Credit: Ali Khalil/AFP)

From the entrance hall, the stage is set. On the left, there is a photo of Gamal Abdel Nasser greeting the masses in Alexandria, as well as an illustration of the legendary Egyptian singer Oum Kalthoum. On the right, there is a large piece of Arabic...

From the entrance hall, the stage is set. On the left, there is a photo of Gamal Abdel Nasser greeting the masses in Alexandria, as well as an illustration of the legendary Egyptian singer Oum Kalthoum. On the right, there is a large piece of Arabic...Jihad Azour, un candidat sérieux loin des projecteurs...