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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

World Cup hopes on the line as India hoopsters get ready for Jordan exam

With India having lost their first two matches against Lebanon and Syria in November, their upcoming matches are essentially do-or-die encounters.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Lebanese president Michel Aoun makes landmark visit to Iraq

Aoun told reporters that Lebanon, too, had suffered from the jihadists but succeeded in pushing them back from a border region with Syria.

published on : 21st February 2018

Rex Tillerson meets Lebanese PM, offers US support

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with Prime Minister Saad Hariri today in Beirut where he offered Washington's support for a "free and democratic" Lebanon.

published on : 15th February 2018

Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah 'part of political process' in Lebanon

The United States levied sanctions in early February against six individuals and seven business with alleged links to Hezbollah financier Adham Tabaja.

published on : 15th February 2018

Lebanon looks to block Israeli frontier wall

President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and parliament speaker Nabih Berri pledged because of the tensions mounting over off-shore exploration for oil and gas.

published on : 7th February 2018

Lebanon beat Chinese Taipei in Davis Cup

Lebanon scored a major achievement by beating Chinese Taipei 3-2 in the Asian-Oceania second group of the Davis Cup competition.

published on : 5th February 2018

Lebanese Army receives third batch of US military aid

Since the war erupted between Israel and Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement in 2006, the Lebanese army has received US military assistance worth more than $1.5 billion. 

published on : 5th February 2018

Lebanon says will pursue oil exploration despite Israeli criticism

Lebanon on Thursday pledged to do "everything in its power" to pursue oil and gas drilling off its coast, in response to Israeli accusations that such explorations were "provocative."

published on : 1st February 2018

Israeli PM Netanyahu accuses Iran of wanting Lebanon to become 'giant missile site'

The premier has sought to persuade Russia to limit Iran's presence near Israeli territory and to stop it from entrenching itself militarily in Syria.

published on : 29th January 2018

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
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