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Migrant boat capsizes off Lebanon; 45 saved, at least 1 dead

April 24, 2022 12:34 pm

Lebanon was a country that took in refugees, but since the country’s economic meltdown began in October 2019, hundreds of people have left on boats heading to Europe.

At least one killed, 7 injured in explosion near Lebanon's Sidon - officials

April 12, 2022 7:48 am

The blast demolished the building and army personnel were searching through the rubble for any further casualties, sources added. The explosion also damaged the town hall nearby.

Like the Titanic - Lebanon's orchestra keeps playing as country sinks

November 10, 2021 6:24 pm

The National Symphony Orchestra has not been spared the effects of the financial crisis that has left many people in Lebanon suffering from poverty and struggling to secure basic necessities.

Lebanon pauses amid tense calm after deadly gun battles

October 15, 2021 4:19 pm

The violence broke out Thursday at a protest organized by the two main Shiite parties - Hezbollah and the Amal Movement - calling for the removal of the lead judge investigating last year’s massive explosion at Beirut port.

Explained: Why is Lebanon such a mess?

October 16, 2021 12:36 pm

The crisis over the probe is rooted in one of Lebanon's main problems: sectarian politics that have divided Lebanese and fuelled civil conflict since independence. Shi'ites and Christians have lined up on opposite sides of this standoff.

Deadly shooting rocks Beirut as tensions over blast probe erupt

October 15, 2021 11:28 am

The army deployed heavily in the area around Teyouneh and said it would open fire against any armed person on the road. It later said it arrested nine people, including a Syrian.

Lebanon left without power as two main state power plants shut down

October 10, 2021 9:09 am

Lebanon is grappling with a crippling energy crisis made worse by its dependency on fuel imports. Erratic power supplies have put hospitals and essential services in crisis mode.

Pandora Papers: As Lebanese got poorer, politicians stowed wealth abroad

October 06, 2021 7:54 pm

Lebanon is in the midst of what the World Bank says is one of the world's worst economic meltdowns in the past 150 years.

Lebanon: Influencers join together to fight hate speech

September 17, 2021 5:42 pm

A group of 20 social media influencers in Lebanon is seeking to de-escalate political tensions and overcome sectarian problems. Their outreach is impressive among the young and tech-savvy population.

Explained: How bad is the crisis in Lebanon?

September 11, 2021 4:25 pm

Over two years, around 78 per cent of the Lebanese population has fallen into poverty. The World Bank says it is one of the sharpest depressions of modern times.


Huge explosion rocks Beirut with widespread damage

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.

Palestinians protest Trump's peace plan

February 08, 2020 11:43 am

The Trump plan, which heavily favors Israel, says the status quo should “continue uninterrupted.”