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Lebanon’s deputy parliament speaker calls on army to take over country Lebanon’s deputy parliament speaker calls on army to take over country
The number two official in Lebanon’s parliament Monday called on the Lebanese army to take over all state institutions and to dissolve the country’s constitution.“All Lebanese agree on the ...
Middle East 13 hours ago
Lebanon opposition calls for joint election push in bid to oust elite Lebanon opposition calls for joint election push in bid to oust elite
A coalition of Lebanese civil society groups and parties called Tuesday for a unified electoral bloc to try to defeat traditional leaders in 2022 polls.The joint appeal by 16 groups, including the ...
Middle East 6 days ago
German companies propose multi-billion-dollar plan to rebuild Lebanon’s Beirut port German companies propose multi-billion-dollar plan to rebuild Lebanon’s Beirut port
German companies set out ambitious multi-billion-dollar plans on Friday to rebuild Beirut’s port and neighboring districts shattered by an explosion last year which deepened the country’s already dire ...
Middle East 09 April ,2021
France, EU studying travel bans and asset freezes on Lebanon politicians France, EU studying travel bans and asset freezes on Lebanon politicians
France and the European Union are putting together proposals that could see asset freezes and travel bans imposed on Lebanese politicians to push them finally to agree on a government to rescue their ...
Middle East 08 April ,2021
Lebanon’s President Aoun holds central bank responsible for financial crisis Lebanon’s President Aoun holds central bank responsible for financial crisis
Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday the central bank bore responsibility for the country’s financial collapse and for stalling an audit which is a key condition for foreign aid the ...
Middle East 07 April ,2021
Lebanon’s central bank agrees to give A&M info for forensic audit: Finance ministry Lebanon’s central bank agrees to give A&M info for forensic audit: Finance ministry
Lebanon’s finance ministry said the central bank agreed on Tuesday to provide by the end of the month the documents required by Alvarez & Marsal for a stalled forensic audit.The audit, which hit a ...
Middle East 06 April ,2021
Mix of relief and despair as Lebanon's power generation funds secured Mix of relief and despair as Lebanon's power generation funds secured
News last week that Lebanon's parliament approved a $200 million loan to buy fuel imports for power generation, offered some respite for the country’s population.A mix of relief, despair and a touch ...
Perspective 04 April ,2021
UK crime agency considers investigating Lebanon corruption report: Sources UK crime agency considers investigating Lebanon corruption report: Sources
Britain’s organized crime agency is reviewing a report by a group of London-based lawyers which accuses Lebanon’s central bank governor Riad Salameh and associates of money laundering and corrupt ...
Middle East 02 April ,2021
Lebanon in ‘education catastrophe’ with children out of school: Save the Children Lebanon in ‘education catastrophe’ with children out of school: Save the Children
In crisis-hit Lebanon, the pandemic coupled with an economic downturn means that children left for months without schooling due to coronavirus restrictions may never return to the classroom, a ...
Middle East 01 April ,2021
AUB shifts approach, will bring $100 mln from funds abroad as Lebanon crisis deepens AUB shifts approach, will bring $100 mln from funds abroad as Lebanon crisis deepens
“AUB is absolutely committed to Lebanon, but we need to diversify our approaches. Lebanon’s greatest wealth has been its people, and they are leaving Lebanon," AUB president says
Middle East 31 March ,2021
There may be trouble ahead, Lebanon’s finally facing the music There may be trouble ahead, Lebanon’s finally facing the music
Lebanon’s hopes that Prime Minister designate Saad Hariri would finally succeed in forming a cabinet to lead the country out of the predicament it finds itself was laid to rest this month.A gloomy ...
Opinion 31 March ,2021
Lebanese Parliament Speaker initiates talks to resolve government formation deadlock Lebanese Parliament Speaker initiates talks to resolve government formation deadlock
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri suggested a proposal to resolve the political deadlock regarding the government formation process between President Micheal Aoun and Prime Minister-designate ...
Middle East 31 March ,2021
Resigning from parliament will expose Hezbollah’s grip on Lebanon Resigning from parliament will expose Hezbollah’s grip on Lebanon
Put simply, Lebanon is an Iranian colony.As protest slogans indicate, the Lebanese people are finally aware of this reality. The presence and ineffective statements of the former pro-West March 14 ...
Opinion 30 March ,2021
My friend Lokman Slim: No one has answered for his assassination  My friend Lokman Slim: No one has answered for his assassination
On April 4 it will be two months since Lokman Slim was assassinated. The criminals, both the low-level operatives who pulled the trigger and the decision-makers at the top of the terrorist ...
Features 30 March ,2021
France frustrated with Lebanon leaders, vows to ‘increase pressure’ on politicians France frustrated with Lebanon leaders, vows to ‘increase pressure’ on politicians
France announced a new approach Monday towards Lebanon and dealing with its ruling elite that is seen as corrupt and continues to block the formation of a new government seven months after Saad Hariri ...
Middle East 29 March ,2021
Lebanon could sink like Titanic, parliament speaker Berri says Lebanon could sink like Titanic, parliament speaker Berri says
Influential parliamentary speaker Nabih Berri said on Monday that Lebanon would sink like the Titanic if it could not form a government.For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online ...
Middle East 29 March ,2021
Lebanon’s largest Christian bloc warns against excluding Aoun in new cabinet talks Lebanon’s largest Christian bloc warns against excluding Aoun in new cabinet talks
Lebanon’s largest Christian bloc, the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM), warned prime minister-designate Saad al-Hariri on Saturday against sidelining President Michel Aoun and other parliamentary blocs ...
Middle East 27 March ,2021
Lebanon food prices become MENA’s most expensive: World Bank Lebanon food prices become MENA’s most expensive: World Bank
Lebanon’s food prices have become the highest in the Middle East and North African region, as inflation rates continued to soar amid one of the country’s worst economic crises to date, according to ...
Middle East 27 March ,2021
Lebanon outgoing PM warns of ‘dangerous chemicals’ in southern Zahrani oil facility Lebanon outgoing PM warns of ‘dangerous chemicals’ in southern Zahrani oil facility
Lebanon’s outgoing prime minister said on Friday that experts had found “dangerous chemicals” at a warehouse at the Zahrani oil installations in the south.Hassan Diab said the country’s atomic energy ...
Middle East 26 March ,2021