Hezbollah, allies lose Lebanese elections

The powerful Iran-backed terror group and the Shi'ite Muslim movement at large unexpectedly suffered a major blow, according to final results of Sunday’s election. By Erin Viner The Shi'ite Muslim…

Hezbollah could win Lebanese elections

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announced his decision to withdraw from politics. By Erin Viner The move by the longtime leader and figurehead of the Sunni Muslim community is…

Lebanon PM set to defy Hezbollah

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced his intention to convene the Cabinet within days for the first time in nearly 3 months, despite objections of the Iran-backed Hezbollah political and…

Fiery protests erupt in Lebanon

Demonstrators blocked roads and set fire across Lebanon in protest at the country's economic meltdown as the country’s currency plummeted to an historic new low. By Erin Viner Protestors erected…

Egypt, Jordan to ease Lebanon crisis

Cairo is arranging gas deliveries and Amman hopes to start supplying Beirut with electricity to help ease Beirut’s severe power shortages. By Erin Viner Egypt is now finalizing its agreement…

Lebanon to begin crisis talks with IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed that it will begin “technical discussions” with Beirut aimed at helping Lebanon to rectify its economic melt-down. By Erin Viner According to an…

Lebanon gov’t wins confidence vote

Lebanon's new government won an 85 to 15 vote of confidence amid a devastating financial collapse. By Erin Viner During a session delayed by a lack of electricity due to…

Lebanon gets Hezbollah-brokered oil from Iran

Hezbollah declared it has broken a so-called "American siege" as villagers in Lebanon laud the terror group for facilitating the delivery of Iranian oil to their fuel-stricken country. By Erin…

EU: power struggle causing Lebanon crisis

A battle between Lebanese leaders to secure power is at the heart of its government crisis. This, according to the High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell yesterday, as…