Tag: Lebanon

staffDecember 18, 2017

Lebanon murder probe as British woman found dead

Police in Lebanon are investigating the murder of a British woman who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut. Rebecca ...

staffNovember 11, 2017

Lebanon demands answers from Saudis

The Lebanese president has asked Saudi Arabia to clarify the situation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation ...

staffNovember 10, 2017

Saudis ‘declared war on Lebanon’ – Hezbollah leader

The leader of Hezbollah has accused Saudi Arabia of declaring war on his country, days after Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri ...

staffNovember 10, 2017

French president makes surprise Saudi visit

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will stress the importance of stability in Lebanon as he began an unscheduled ...

staffNovember 9, 2017

Kuwait asks its nationals in Lebanon to leave as soon as possible

Kuwait’s Foreign Ministry asked its nationals currently in Lebanon to depart the country as soon as possible. “In view of ...

staffNovember 5, 2017

Iran rejects Lebanon PM’s claims

Iran says the surprise resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is part of a plot to stoke tensions in ...

staffSeptember 2, 2017

IS convoy in Syria desert stand-off

The US-led coalition says it will keep blocking a convoy of evacuated Islamic State militants in Syria from reaching IS-held ...

staffAugust 17, 2017

Lebanon scraps controversial rape law after campaign

Lebanon’s parliament on Wednesday abolished a law that allowed rapists to avoid prison by marrying their victims. A proposal to ...

staffJuly 2, 2017

Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon destroyed by fire

At least one person has died and a number of people wounded after a huge fire broke out at a ...

staffMarch 19, 2017

Thousands rally in Beirut against proposed tax hikes

Thousands rallied in Lebanon’s capital on Sunday against proposed tax hikes that the government has said are needed to avoid ...