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Hundreds of Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon 

Three buses carrying scores of people crossed the border into Syria in the early afternoon and more than 30 other buses are in Lebanon to carry more refugees later in the day.

published on : 28th July 2018

Brazil's FIFA World Cup defeat hits home in Lebanon

Brazil's surprise defeat in the World Cup has stunned fans in the Lebanese capital Beirut, where football supporters have long put their hopes in the Latin American side.

published on : 7th July 2018

Hundreds of Syrians leave Lebanon for long-awaited reunions

The small exodus is part of a repatriation program that the Lebanese government says is voluntary — the first batch of refugees to return to Syria from the border town of Arsal this year.

published on : 28th June 2018

Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad al- Hariri upbeat after talks, rivalries surface

Lebanon's economic woes and unsustainable debt levels are seen as top priorities for the next government.

published on : 28th May 2018

France freezes company assets over Syria chemical weapons

Two Syrian nationals will also face asset freezes as well as a person born in Lebanon in 1977 whose nationality was not given.

published on : 18th May 2018

Top aides of PM Saad Hariri out after poor showing in Lebanon vote

Three key aides of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri were fired or resigned, his office has revealed, a week after a disastrous showing in the country's first general election in almost a decade. 

published on : 13th May 2018

Hezbollah allies gain in Lebanon vote, underscoring Iran sway

The leader of Shi'ite Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah had called the result a "a very big political, parliamentary and moral victory for the choice of resistance".

published on : 8th May 2018

Lebanon's Hezbollah hails 'great victory' after vote

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah called the vote a great political and moral victory for the resistance option that protects the sovereignty of the country.

published on : 8th May 2018

49 per cent turnout recorded in Lebanon's first general election in nine years

The figure marked a drop from the 54 percent of voters who cast a ballot in 2009, the last time Lebanon elected its parliament.

published on : 7th May 2018

Polls open in Lebanon's first general election in nine years

The last elections in Lebanon took place in 2009, for what was supposed to be a four-year term but parliament extended its term twice due to instability in neighbouring Syria.

published on : 6th May 2018

Fresh faces but same old names in Lebanon election

Fresh young faces may be campaigning to win a seat in Lebanon's parliament next month, but their family names are anything but new.

published on : 26th April 2018

Human Rights Watch denounces eviction of Syria refugees in Lebanon

Human Rights Watch on Friday criticised Lebanese municipalities for what it called the unjustifiable expulsion of hundreds of Syrians from their homes since 2016

published on : 20th April 2018

Air strikes return to Syria's Ghouta killing 40 civilians as talks sputter

Backed by Russia, Syrian troops have captured nearly all of the one-time opposition stronghold of Ghouta with a combination of ferocious bombing raids and negotiated withdrawals.

published on : 6th April 2018

Saudi Arabia renews USD 1 billion line of credit for Beirut: Lebanese government

Some 40 countries have sent representatives to the Paris meeting which aims to come up with a support package for Lebanon worth USD 10 billion over four years.

published on : 6th April 2018

International donors to plough billions into Lebanon

Lebanon's economic growth has plummeted due to repeated political crises, compounded by the Syrian war which has sent a million refugees across the border.

published on : 6th April 2018
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