BY NAJIA HOUSSARI BEIRUT: Lebanon is facing at least another two weeks of lockdown to bring the coronavirus crisis under
While Lebanon’s government has enforced a public lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, businesses are stepping in to
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri threatened on Saturday to suspend his support for Prime Minister Hassan Diab’s government if it
(Human Rights Watch) – (Beirut) – Saudi military forces and Saudi-backed Yemeni forces have carried out serious abuses against Yemenis since June 2019 in al-Mahrah, Yemen’s far eastern governorate, Human Rights Watch said today. The abuses...
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BY Tom Arnold Reuters Eric Knecht Reuters LONDON/BEIRUT, March 27 (Reuters) – Lebanon launched formal debt restructuring talks on Friday with a pledge to
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Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah charges that American pressure influenced the Lebanese government to release former SLA member Amer Fakhoury, the "Butcher of Kiam", who was accused of torturing prisoners during Israel's occupation of south Lebanon.
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Lebanon will stop paying all maturing Eurobonds in foreign currencies amid a crippling economic and financial crisis and as foreign
By Hanan Hamd BEIRUT, Lebanon — Assolta4 TV, Fourth Estate — Lebanese Revolution TV, began testing on Feb. 17 as the
By Marton Eder and Dana Khraiche Sovereign bond restructurings are rarely smooth. Lebanon’s looks like it will be particularly rocky. The rules underpinning
Beirut, Lebanon – Riots erupted in at least two overcrowded Lebanese prisons as inmates demanded to be released over fears the
Lebanon’s powerful Hezbollah movement, which has strongly opposed foreign interference in the country’s crisis-hit economy, said Friday it could accept Beirut receiving an International Monetary Fund financial rescue package under...
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Beijing has threatened to turn Taiwan into a Lebanon-like situation.
Key point: China certainly has the capability to use force against Taiwan. But unlike Lebanon and Syria, Taiwan and the United States can hit...
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