President Michel Aoun warned of an “atmosphere of civil war” during recent unrest in Lebanon and what he described as attempts to stir up sectarian … Read more
Lebanon will re-open Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport for commercial flights beginning July 1 but will keep air traffic at 10% of capacity from a … Read more
Hundreds of protesters rallied in Beirut on weekend against the government and its response to the worst economic crisis Lebanon has seen since the end … Read more
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in cities across Lebanon amid escalating protests as the country faces a collapse in its currency.
Anger … Read more
Lebanon extended its coronavirus lockdown by two weeks on Tuesday with the prime minister warning that failure to comply with a gradual easing of curbs … Read more
Protests against growing economic hardship erupted in Tripoli and spread to other Lebanese cities on Tuesday, with banks set ablaze and violence boiling over … Read more
A Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon has been put on lockdown after the UN announced the first confirmed case of coronavirus in one of the … Read more
The Lebanese parliament legalized cannabis farming for medicinal use on Tuesday, a potentially lucrative export for an economy in dire need of foreign currency … Read more
Lebanon will ban all travel to and from 11 countries that have witnessed significant outbreaks of the coronavirus, including an immediate ban on Italy, Iran, … Read more
Lebanon’s Education Ministry announced the closure of all schools until March 8 as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus.
The announcement came as … Read more
Lebanon halted flights for non-residents from countries with coronavirus outbreaks, including China, Iran, Italy and South Korea, the transport ministry said on Friday.
The decision … Read more
France is ready to support Lebanon financially – bilaterally or multilaterally – its finance minister said on Sunday, warning against mixing economic recovery in … Read more
Lebanon’s central bank said on Saturday there would be no “haircut” on deposits at banks due to the country’s financial crisis, responding to concerns voiced … Read more
Lebanon has formed a new government, ending months of deadlock that have left the country adrift as an economic crisis deepens.
Saad Hariri resigned as … Read more
Lebanon needs to quickly form a new government to stop a cycle of collapse and worsening economic and security conditions, caretaker prime minister Saad … Read more
Al Jazeera reported that people have been wounded in Beirut after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters … Read more
A giant Christmas tree set up by Lebanese anti-government protesters in Martyrs Square in Beirut, Lebanon. The tree is made from protest banners currently being
Clashes between riot police and anti-government protesters in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, have left dozens of people wounded, witnesses say.
The violence began as demonstrators, … Read more
Lebanon’s leading Sunni Muslim politician, Saad al-Hariri, re-emerged as a candidate for prime minister on Sunday when businessman Samir Khatib withdrew his candidacy to lead … Read more
Lebanese journalists are facing threats and wide-ranging harassment in their work — including verbal insults and physical attacks, even death threats — while reporting on … Read more
Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri said he did not want to be prime minister of a new government, calling his decision “decisive” and saying he was confident … Read more
Clashes broke out between anti-government demonstrators and supporters of the Shi’ite groups Hezbollah and Amal in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, early on Monday, as tensions … Read more
Former Lebanese finance minister Mohammad Safadi withdrew his candidacy to be the next prime minister on Saturday, saying that he saw that it would have … Read more
A man was shot dead in south Beirut, Lebanon’s state news agency said early Wednesday, after the army announced it had opened fire to disperse … Read more
Experts warned of a pending “major health disaster” in Lebanon with hospitals turning away patients and stocks of medicines and medical supplies predicted to run … Read more
Thousands of Lebanese flocked together Saturday in Tripoli to keep a protest movement alive in a city dubbed “the bride of the revolution.”
Despite its … Read more
Prompted by weeks of popular protests, Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun called Thursday for the establishment of a technocratic government and an end to the country’s … Read more
Lebanese soldiers and security officials urged protesters to open blocked roads on Wednesday so life could return to normal, after 13 days demonstrations paralyzed the … Read more
A Lebanese man who used to work at the German embassy in Beirut is wanted by authorities over alleged “irregularities” involving visa documents, according to … Read more