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Beirut explosion 2020: Meet the locals rebuilding their businesses from scratch
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Lebanon urges UN to find alternative funding for Hariri tribunal
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This country's problems are complicated, but the reason is simple
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Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn says downfall felt like being 'hit by a bus'
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‘Little hope left’: Lebanon’s paralysis and a collapsing state
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This year Ramadan in Lebanon proves harder than ever
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Lebanon and Israel talks resume over disputed maritime border
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Saudi Arabia bans Lebanese produce over drug smuggling
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Crisis-hit Lebanon loses a quarter of its electricity supplyLebanon has lost a quarter of its electricity after a row with an energy supplier over what it says are outstanding debts.
Lebanon's health service near collapse with case numbers beyond 'wildest predictions'The head of Lebanon's main coronavirus hospital has said the country's health system is close to collapse - with not enough beds, drugs, oxygen, ventilators or staff.
New Beirut Port Fire Forces Evacuation 5 Weeks After Deadly BlastNo one in Beirut is taking a chance this time -- a massive fire is burning again in the city's port, immediately triggering large-scale evacuations ... coming just 5 weeks after that deadly explosion..
Beirut blast: India sends medical, food supplies to Lebanon
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Lebanon blast: Five Indians suffered minor injuries, says MEA
Hezbollah leader says dollar injections needed, accuses U.S. of deepening shortageLebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday that dollar injections were needed to shore up the pound currency and accused the United States of preventing dollars from reaching..
India, with 12 nations, leads initiative at UN to counter misinformation on Covid-19On the initiative by Australia, Chile, France, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mexico, Norway, Senegal and South Africa, a total of 132 member states endorsed a cross-regional..
Lebanese PM blames opponents for unrest as protests enter third dayLebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab accused his opponents on Saturday of deepening a currency crisis and fuelling unrest as the country entered a third day of protests sparked by a sharp drop in the..
Lebanon protesters burn roads, clash with security in second night of unrestLebanese protesters set fire to roadways and clashed with security forces in a second night of unrest on Friday, according to witnesses and Lebanese media.
Lebanon to re-open Beirut international airport from July 1: statementLebanon 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 year ago, a statement from the prime..
Lebanese protesters shut down roadways with fires as currency collapsesLebanese cut roadways with burning tyres and rubbish bins across Beirut and other cities on Thursday in renewed protests sparked by a rapid fall in the pound currency and mounting economic hardship.
Turkish judge rules to keep five suspects in jail over Ghosn escapeA Turkish judge ruled on Monday to keep five people in jail at the start of their trial over former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan to Lebanon via Istanbul, a lawyer for one of the..
Lebanon's president urges unity after night of violenceLebanon's President Michel Aoun called for national unity on Sunday after violence erupted in parts of Beirut between supporters of rival sectarian political parties.
Hundreds of Lebanese join anti-government protests as lockdown easedHundreds of Lebanese protesters took to the streets on Saturday to voice outrage over the government's handling of a deep economic crisis, with security forces firing tear gas and rubber bullets to..
Lebanon aims to reconcile financial system loss figures next weekLebanon will agree next week on unified figures for losses in its financial system, the presidency said, seeking to reconcile different approaches taken by the government and central bank that have..
Syria says Israeli jets flying over Lebanon raid military base in Hama provinceSyria state media said Thursday Israeli jets flying over Lebanon hit military targets in northwestern Hama province causing only material damage, in Israel's latest escalation of raids in the last few..
Lebanon to adopt one approach on financial losses: presidencyLebanon will decide on one approach on figures it is presenting in IMF negotiations, the presidency said on Thursday, seeking to reconcile different approaches taken by the government and central bank..
Lebanese food aid drive underlines pain of economic collapseAs Lebanon's debilitating economic crisis drags on, Lebanese whose living standards have plunged are relying more and more on a growing support system of charities and private initiatives to fend off..
Lebanon must turn reform ideas into reality, U.S. ambassador saysThe Lebanese government must turn its reform ideas into reality and take concrete steps to win international support, the U.S. ambassador said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.
For Lebanese families made poor by crisis, dinner means bread and no meatAt a street market in southern Beirut, Lebanese crowd around volunteers handing out free rations of bread and pasta, staples that have become a lifeline to families whose living standards have plunged..
Lebanon's Berri tells government time for action not wordsLebanon's powerful parliament speaker said on Friday it was time for government action to help citizens grappling with an economic crisis and this could not wait for the outcome of International..
Trapped migrant workers suffer from Lebanon's dollar crisis, lockdownTemitope can't find work in Lebanon since the Nigerian domestic worker escaped her employer's house last month.
Lebanon at risk of a major food crisis: PM sounds alarmLebanon's financial meltdown could tip the country into a full-blown food crisis, as people hit by soaring prices and the fallout of COVID-19 become unable to afford even basics like bread, the prime..
Timeline - Lebanon's ordeal: Economic and political crises since civil warLebanon begins negotiations with the International Monetary Fund this week, seeking the IMF's financial assistance for the first time as the country grapples with an acute financial crisis.
Lebanon, fearing second virus wave, to shut down again for four daysLebanon's government has ordered most of the country to shut down again for four days, starting on Wednesday night, as it seeks to ward off a coronavirus resurgence after easing some restrictions.
Lebanon to go into four-day closure to prevent virus spreadLebanon's government agreed on a "full closure" of the country for four days, the presidency said as the cabinet met on Tuesday to try to ward off a second wave of coronavirus infections.
Lebanese designers fight coronavirus with fashion face masksBeirut-based designer Bokja specializes in making upholstered furniture with vintage fabric but the studio's workers now dedicate their time to sewing colourful silk face masks to curb the spread of..
Lebanon fears second coronavirus wave as new infections surgeLebanese authorities warned of a new wave of coronavirus cases after the number jumped to its highest point in more than a month as the government eased some restrictions on public life.
Lockdowns pile job losses and hunger onto Syrian refugees' plightAhmad al-Mostafa can't afford milk for his baby daughter. A Syrian refugee, he has barely been able to feed his family since Lebanon sank into economic crisis last year. But now, a coronavirus lockdown..
Prominent Beirut university faces fight of its life as crises hitOne of the Arab world's oldest universities faces its worst crisis since its foundation, with huge losses, staff cuts and an uphill battle to stay afloat as Lebanon's economic meltdown and the..
Lebanon plan based on flexible exchange rate in 'coming period'- Finance MinisterA government plan for getting Lebanon out of a financial crisis is based on a shift to a flexible exchange rate, but in the "coming period", and a currency peg will be maintained for now, Finance..
Lebanon urges unity to tackle crisis, says time is shortLebanese must set aside their differences as the country has no time to lose in tackling its major financial crisis, Prime Minister Hassan Diab warned on Wednesday, saying a government recovery plan..
Lebanese PM says no time to lose in tackling crisis, urges unityLebanon's prime minister said Lebanese must set aside their disputes as the country had no time to lose in tackling a financial crisis, adding that a government economic recovery plan could be amended..
Lebanon extends virus shutdown, PM warns of second waveLebanon extended its coronavirus lockdown by two weeks on Tuesday with the prime minister warning that failure to comply with a gradual easing of curbs risked a second wave of infections.
Lebanon summons German ambassador over Hezbollah banLebanon's foreign minister summoned the German ambassador on Tuesday to explain Berlin's decision last week to ban the Shi'ite Hezbollah movement on its soil.
Lebanon set to extend coronavirus shutdown until May 24Lebanon's supreme defence council will advise the government to extend a shutdown to curb the spread of coronavirus by two weeks until May 24, a security source said after the council convened on..
Hezbollah deems Lebanese government rescue plan an 'important step' forwardHezbollah's leader hailed the Lebanese government's crisis plan as an "important step" on Monday and warned the country should not blindly surrender in talks with the IMF to terms it can not bear.
Hezbollah: Germany bowing to U.S. will with banThe leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Monday that Germany was "succumbing to American will" by banning his Iran-backed movement and designating it a terrorist organisation.
Lebanon banks reject rescue plan as government asks IMF for helpAn economic rescue plan that will form the basis of Lebanon's talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was panned by banks on Friday as one that would "destroy confidence" in the country.
Lebanon banking association rejects government rescue planLebanon's banking association said on Friday it can in "no way" endorse a government economic rescue plan it was not consulted on and which would destroy confidence in Lebanon, deter investment, and..
Hard work lies ahead for Lebanon on road to IMF aid dealWith a rescue plan that will form the basis of talks for IMF aid finally in place, Lebanon must now enact painful steps and work out how it distributes the costs, with the country's banks likely to be..
France says urgent for Lebanon put into action reform plansFrance said on Friday it was urgent that Lebanon implement reforms that were essential for the country's recovery after the government adopted an economic plan and decided to request help from the..
Iran condemns Germany's ban on Hezbollah activityIran has condemned Berlin's ban of Hezbollah activity in Germany and its designation of the Iranian-backed Lebanese group as a terrorist organisation, saying the move serves U.S. and Israeli interests,..
With economy in 'free fall', Lebanon aims for IMF aidLebanon plans to seek International Monetary Fund aid after approving an economic rescue plan setting out vast losses in its financial system as it aims to chart a way out of a crisis seen as the..