Hariri returns as Lebanon’s PM

Veteran politician Saad al-Hariri was appointed Lebanon’s Prime Minister for the fourth time. The 50 year-old Sunni leader stepped down from the post almost exactly a year ago amid mass…

Lebanese government resigns after blast

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced the resignation of his government after the devastating explosion in the Port of Beirut sparked a public uproar against the country’s seemingly corrupt leadership.…

Hezbollah denies role in Beirut blast

In the wake of the deadly 4 August explosion in Lebanon, Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah denied domestic accusations that his heavily armed militia, which is backed by Iran, maintained…

Major blast in Lebanon kills scores

A powerful explosion tore through the capital of Israel’s northern neighbor Lebanon, claiming the lives of at least 100 individuals and wounding more than 4,000 others, with many still missing.…