February 04, 2021 8:00 pm
Lokman Slim was a well known critic of Lebanon's Shia militia, Hezbollah. His murder follows years of targeted harassment by the group's supporters.
December 27, 2020 5:21 pm
A Lebanese official said the army is investigating the cause of the fire and conducting raids to round up those responsible for the altercation.
November 02, 2020 6:59 pm
The statue stands opposite the site of the Beirut blast and includes mementoes from the civil war - a powerful compilation of a country’s memories.
October 22, 2020 4:39 pm
Hariri resigned from the post a year ago amid nationwide protests by a public angered by widespread corruption, mismanagement of resources and a flunking economy.
October 03, 2020 6:22 pm
The announcement of US-mediated talks over disputed maritime borders hints at a thaw in relations. But experts are doubtful whether the talks can produce another 'historic' US-backed step towards regional peace.
October 01, 2020 10:05 pm
Still in a formal state of war, Lebanon and Israel have contested their land and maritime borders for decades, namely over an area in the sea on the edge of three Lebanese offshore energy blocks. Israel said the talks would cover the sea border.
September 28, 2020 12:33 pm
France's president has delivered a scathing rebuke of Lebanon's leaders over their failure to form a government. Emmanuel Macron urged officials to "seize this last chance," to lift the country out of crisis.
September 27, 2020 9:56 am
Israel and Lebanon have no diplomatic relations and are technically in a state of war. They each claim about 860 square kilometers (330 square miles) of the Mediterranean Sea as within their own exclusive economic zones.
September 26, 2020 4:23 pm
Mustapha Adib, a Sunni Muslim based on the sectarian system of power sharing, said he was stepping down from "the task of forming the government" after meeting President Michel Aoun, a Christian.
September 22, 2020 8:43 pm
Since the Beirut blast on Aug. 4, subsequent fires at the port and elsewhere in the capital have caused panic in Beirut and the country, whose economy is in meltdown.
August 05, 2020 3:45 pm
A massive explosion rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.
February 08, 2020 11:43 am
The Trump plan, which heavily favors Israel, says the status quo should “continue uninterrupted.”