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Lebanese women look for greater role in parliament elections

Compared to other countries in the region, Lebanon ranks as one of the lowest in terms of female representation in parliament, with only Oman, Kuwait and Yemen having fewer.

published on : 21st January 2018

13 Syrians have died of cold fleeing to Lebanon, UN says

The number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13.

published on : 21st January 2018

Hezbollah slams US decision to keep troops in Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that US forces would remain in Syria to both fight IS and counter the influence of President Bashar al-Assad.

published on : 19th January 2018

Lebanon says foiled Islamic State holiday attacks

Lebanon thwarted jihadist plans to attack places of worship and government buildings over the holidays after gaining rare access to an Islamic State group operative.

published on : 19th January 2018

Lebanon reverses ban on Spielberg's 'The Post'

The security body had on Monday announced it was banning the Hollywood thriller to comply with an Arab League boycott targeting supporters of Israel.

published on : 18th January 2018

Car bomb wounds Hamas official in Lebanon

An official in the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas was wounded in a car bomb blast in southern Lebanon today, military and medical sources said.

published on : 14th January 2018

Iran protests will leave Trump disappointed: Hezbollah

Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief proclaimed the "end of the sedition" yesterday as tens of thousands of people rallied in a show of solidarity with the regime.

published on : 4th January 2018

Stray dog poisoning video sparks Lebanon outcry

The video, shot in the south Beirut suburb of Ghobeiry, shows the dogs lying on their sides near a bowl of food shaking uncontrollably and frothing at the mouth.

published on : 30th December 2017

Syrian refugees in Lebanon drop below one million: United Nations

The number of registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon has dropped to below one million for the first time since 2014, the United Nations told.

published on : 26th December 2017

Lebanon detains suspect in killing of British Embassy worker 

Lebanese media outlets, including The Daily Star, said the man was a registered Uber driver.

published on : 18th December 2017

British embassy worker found murdered in Lebanon

A security source told AFP that the British woman's body had been dumped on the roadside and that strangulation was suspected as a possible cause of death.

published on : 18th December 2017

British embassy worker found murdered in Lebanon

He confirmed that the victim's name was Rebecca Dykes but could not elaborate on the exact circumstances of her death.

published on : 17th December 2017

Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy

Israel occupied southern Lebanon for 22 years before withdrawing in 2000, but the two countries remain technically at war.

published on : 10th December 2017

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri slams Iraq militia trip to Israel ceasefire line

In a statement, Prime Minister Saad Hariri said the visit took place six days ago and was a 'violation of Lebanese laws', without specifying further.

published on : 9th December 2017

Emmanuel Macron warns against meddling in Lebanon at Hariri support meeting

Macron on Friday warned regional powers against meddling in Lebanon at an international meeting aimed at fending off pressure on the fragile country from rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.

published on : 8th December 2017
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