Watch: Lebanon's unprecedented crisis, challenges and paths forward

Wednesday, 03 June 2020

Lebanese activists and analysts agree that the country is going through an unprecedented economic ......

Japan denies pressuring IMF to extradite Carlos Ghosn

Tuesday, 02 June 2020

Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi Tuesday denied allegations that Japan is using former ......

Coronavirus: Lebanon says too early to claim victory despite low number of cases

Monday, 01 June 2020

The worst of the coronavirus pandemic has passed but declaring victory against the disease would be ......

Troublemaker vs. Superpower: Iran’s absurd claim of power equivalence with US

Monday, 01 June 2020

Hussain Abdul-Hussain is an Iraqi-Lebanese columnist and writer. He is the Washington bureau chief of Kuwaiti daily al-Rai and a former visiting fellow at Chatham House in London. He tweets @hahussain.


Lebanon must turn reform ideas into reality, says US ambassador Shea

Monday, 01 June 2020

The Lebanese government must turn its reform ideas into reality and take concrete steps to win ......

The IMF should not give Lebanon funding without deep governance reforms: Petition

Sunday, 31 May 2020

The International Monetary Fund should not give Lebanon funding until sweeping governance reforms ......

Japan will only back Lebanon IMF bailout if it deports Carlos Ghosn: Nissan Lawyer

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Lebanon might need to deport former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to Japan to save its economy with ......

Lebanon arrests five Sudanese trying to cross into Israel illegally

Saturday, 30 May 2020

The Lebanese army said Saturday that it had arrested five Sudanese who tried to slip illegally into ......

Reforms to judiciary, electricity remain major hurdles for Lebanon to receive IMF aid

Friday, 29 May 2020

Currently in the throngs of an unprecedented economic crisis, Lebanon again is faced with a choice – ......

Caught in between: Syrians seeking to return from Lebanon stuck in buffer zone

Friday, 29 May 2020

As the economy in Lebanon continues to plummet, an increasing number of Syrian refugees have opted ......

Deciphering Hezbollah chief Nasrallah’s rhetoric: Resistance is no longer a priority

Friday, 29 May 2020

Hanin Ghaddar is the inaugural Friedmann Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute's Geduld Program on Arab Politics, where she focuses on Shia politics throughout the Levant. She tweets @haningdr.


From the coronavirus frontlines: Lebanon’s hotline volunteers work around the clock

Friday, 29 May 2020

For 13 of the 15 years of Lebanon’s civil war, Maher al-Kharrat drove ambulances and treated the ......

Lebanese Army removes smuggling pipeline at border with Syria

Thursday, 28 May 2020

The Lebanese Army has found and removed a fuel smuggling pipeline at the country’s northern border ......

Lebanese PM visits UN team near border amid war of words between Israel, Lebanon

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Lebanon’s prime minister visited United Nations peacekeepers in the country’s south near the border ......

Coronavirus: 15 Syrian refugees in east Lebanon test positive

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

At least 15 Syrian refugees living in the same building in east Lebanon have tested positive for ......