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Power cut delays parliament voting session on new Lebanon cabinet  Power cut delays parliament voting session on new Lebanon cabinet 
Lebanon’s parliament began a session on Monday that is scheduled to discuss the new cabinet’s policy program and hold a vote of confidence, after a nearly one-hour delay caused by a power cut.Lebanon ...
Middle East 15 hours ago
Lebanon raises gasoline prices by over 37 pct amid crippling shortages of supplies Lebanon raises gasoline prices by over 37 pct amid crippling shortages of supplies
Lebanon’s energy ministry further raised gasoline prices on Friday by over 30 percent, an official document showed.The price of 95-octane gasoline and 98-octane gasoline was raised by over 37 ...
Middle East 3 days ago
Lebanon’s finance minister signs new forensic audit contract Lebanon’s finance minister signs new forensic audit contract
Lebanon’s finance minister Youssef Khalil on Friday signed a new contract with restructuring consultancy Alvarez and Marsal (A&M) to carry out a forensic audit at the country’s central bank, the ...
Middle East 3 days ago
Lebanon’s new cabinet agrees policy program: Official source Lebanon’s new cabinet agrees policy program: Official source
On Wednesday Reuters saw the draft document, which included a resumption of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund and a restructuring of the banking sector.
World News 4 days ago
EU lawmakers call for Lebanon sanctions if Mikati’s government fails EU lawmakers call for Lebanon sanctions if Mikati’s government fails
The European Union should still consider imposing sanctions on Lebanese politicians who block the progress of the new government, the EU’s parliament said on Thursday, calling Lebanon’s crisis a ...
Middle East 4 days ago
Cancer patients face frantic search for medication in crisis-hit Lebanon Cancer patients face frantic search for medication in crisis-hit Lebanon
Saydi Mubarak and her mother share a bond that goes beyond a close mother-daughter relationship: They were both diagnosed with breast cancer a year ago and underwent months of chemotherapy at a Beirut ...
Features 6 days ago
Egypt’s natural gas to reach Lebanon by year-end: Minister Egypt’s natural gas to reach Lebanon by year-end: Minister
Egypt’s natural gas will be delivered to Lebanon through Jordan and Syria within three months, as the Arab states seek to help end power shortages in their crisis-ridden neighbor.It is waiting for ...
Middle East 6 days ago
Iranian tanker on its way to Lebanon spotted discharging gasoil in Syria: Tracker Iranian tanker on its way to Lebanon spotted discharging gasoil in Syria: Tracker
TankerTrackers.com has visual confirmation that an Iranian tanker is discharging gasoil in Syria’s Baniyas port, which is destined for neighboring Lebanon, the online oil shipment tracking service ...
Middle East 6 days ago
Lebanon tribunal secures funding to hold Hariri case appeal Lebanon tribunal secures funding to hold Hariri case appeal
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon said on Monday it has secured enough funding to hear the appeal of its main case, centering on the 2005 assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, which will start ...
Middle East 1 weeks ago
Lebanon’s new govt holds first meeting, Aoun stresses need for foreign financial aid Lebanon’s new govt holds first meeting, Aoun stresses need for foreign financial aid
Lebanon’s newly-formed government held its first meeting Monday to discuss ways of rescuing the country from one of its worst ever economic crises.The meeting, during which a ministerial statement is ...
Middle East 1 weeks ago
New government for Lebanon a ‘very important step’: UN chief New government for Lebanon a ‘very important step’: UN chief
The appointment of a new government in Lebanon is a “very important step” for the crisis-hit country, UN chief Antonio Guterres said Friday, wishing Prime Minister Najib Mikati “the best ...
Middle East 10 September ,2021
How bad is the crisis in Lebanon? How bad is the crisis in Lebanon?
Fuel shortages have crippled normal life, affecting essential services including hospitals and bakeries.
Middle East 10 September ,2021
Who’s who in Lebanon’s new government? Who’s who in Lebanon’s new government?
Out of 24 ministers, only one woman was picked.
Middle East 10 September ,2021
Lebanon’s new PM Mikati says will ask for Gulf countries’ help, seek talks with IMF Lebanon’s new PM Mikati says will ask for Gulf countries’ help, seek talks with IMF
Lebanon's new prime minister, billionaire Najib Mikati said on Friday his government will reach out to Gulf countries for help and will begin talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Mikati ...
Middle East 10 September ,2021
Arab energy ministers approve roadmap to supply Lebanon with Egyptian oil Arab energy ministers approve roadmap to supply Lebanon with Egyptian oil
The energy ministers of Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon have approved a roadmap to supply natural gas to Lebanon amid its ongoing fuel and electricity crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday.The ...
Middle East 08 September ,2021
As Lebanon’s economy unravels, US dollar bills and connections pay off As Lebanon’s economy unravels, US dollar bills and connections pay off
“Every time we say it can’t get worse, it does. There’s no rock bottom.”
Features 07 September ,2021
Jordan to host meeting with energy ministers to discuss gas supplies to Lebanon Jordan to host meeting with energy ministers to discuss gas supplies to Lebanon
Jordan will host a meeting of Egypt, Syria and Lebanon’s energy ministers on Wednesday to discuss transportation of Egyptian gas to Lebanon for electricity generation, said state-owned broadcaster ...
Middle East 05 September ,2021
High-ranking Lebanon officials in Syria for talks on much-needed energy imports High-ranking Lebanon officials in Syria for talks on much-needed energy imports
A delegation of high-ranking Lebanese ministers visited Damascus Saturday for talks on importing energy via Syria, the first such official visit since its civil war broke out 10 years ago.Harsh fuel ...
Middle East 04 September ,2021
US delegation to Lebanon pushes for government formation, transparent election US delegation to Lebanon pushes for government formation, transparent election
The US delegation to Lebanon has passed a clear message to Lebanon’s political elite on the importance of forming a government and holding transparent and fair elections in the spring of 2022, US ...
Middle East 03 September ,2021