The World Health Organization (WHO) said it had appealed for $76 million in aid for Lebanon after last week’s massive explosion in Beirut destroyed or … Read more
Lebanon has 32,000 tonnes of flour in addition to 110,000 tonnes that has arrived or will arrive in the coming two weeks, the economy minister … Read more
Lebanon on Tuesday announced a record daily number of over 300 COVID-19 infections and seven deaths from the virus as the country grapples with the … Read more
Lebanon‘s prime minister was set on Monday to announce the resignation of his government, the health minister said, after a devastating explosion in Beirut … Read more
Lebanese police fired tear gas to try to disperse rock-throwing protesters blocking a road near parliament in Beirut on Sunday in a second day of … Read more
French President Emmanuel Macron will host U.S. President Donald Trump and other political leaders on Sunday for a U.N.-endorsed donors’ conference by video to raise … Read more
Lebanese protesters stormed government ministries in Beirut and trashed the offices of the Association of Lebanese Banks on Saturday as shots rang out in increasingly … Read more
Shots, tear gas fired as protests against the government and political establishment intensify in Lebanon
Lebanese riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to break through a barrier to get to the parliament building in Beirut on Saturday and … Read more
French President Emmanuel Macron has told President Donald Trump that U.S. sanctions that have targeted Iran-backed Shi’ite group Hezbollah are playing into the hands of … Read more
The Leader of Lebanon’s Hizbullah Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that what happened in Beirut was a great humanitarian and national disaster.
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Beirut’s blast destroyed Lebanon’s only port-based grains silo, with plans for another in the country’s second largest port Tripoli shelved years ago due to a … Read more
Lebanon’s president said an investigation into the Beirut port warehouse explosion was looking at whether it was caused by negligence, an accident or possible external … Read more
The death toll from the Beirut port explosion has risen to 154, state news agency NNA cited Lebanon’s health minister as saying on Friday.
Minister … Read more
Over 44,000 people have signed an online petition to “place Lebanon under a French mandate for the next 10 years” as of Thursday afternoon.
The … Read more
The Lebanese state and central bank have “very limited” financial capacity to confront the impact of the port warehouse explosion that devastated Beirut without foreign … Read more
A combination image shows the Eiffel Tower is seen illuminated before its traditional night-time illumination is switched off (L) and after (R) in support of … Read more
Beirut’s governor told Al Hadath TV on Wednesday that collective losses after Beirut’s blast on Aug. 4 may reach $10 billion to $15 billion, with … Read more
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Wednesday that the U.S. government has not totally ruled out that a deadly explosion in Beirut, … Read more
A series of photos sent by thee EPA photographer Wael Hamzeh in Beirut of the aftermath of massive blast in Beirut Tuesday afternoon.
According … Read more
Initial investigations indicate years of inaction and negligence over the storage of highly explosive material in Beirut port caused the blast that killed over 100 … Read more
Lebanon has enough grain reserves for “a bit less than a month” after an explosion at Beirut port destroyed the nation’s main silo, Economy Minister … Read more
Countries around the world have been paying tribute to victims of two deadly blasts in Beirut on Tuesday and sending offers of assistance to Lebanon, … Read more
Lebanese rescue workers dug through the rubble looking for survivors of a powerful warehouse explosion that shook the capital Beirut, on Tuesday.
The death toll … Read more
The Lebanese Health Minister Hamad Hassan says more than 50 people have been killed and 2,700 are wounded in a massive explosion at … Read more
Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti resigned on Monday over what he described as lack of political will to reform as his nation wrestles with a … Read more
Lebanon is enduring an Eid holiday surge in COVID-19 infections, with a record 224 new coronavirus cases recorded on Saturday.
The new patients bring the … Read more
The economic crisis in Lebanon has turned the country into a “failed state” but there “is light at the end of the tunnel”, according to … Read more
Hezbollah should take the blame for Lebanon’s economic collapse, the country’s top Christian cleric said in an interview this week, his most direct criticism yet … Read more
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