Born in the town of Shaath in Baalbek in 1975, Abbas Hajj Hassan holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Toulouse-1, France since 2013.
He holds a university diploma preparatory for a doctorate on the Lebanese water crisis and Israeli ambitions in it from the University of Perpignan in France.
He also holds a Master’s degree (M2) in Law from the University of Perpignan, France, an MA in International Relations and Diplomacy from Beirut Arab University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Political Science from the Lebanese University.
Abbas Hajj Hassan is a journalist who worked for several news agencies and channels, most recently for France 24 in Paris.
He was chosen by Hezbollah for the position of the Minister of Agriculture in the new government headed by PM Najib Mikati.
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