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…

Hamas leader in Lebanon to strengthen ties

Hamas Political Bureau Chief Ismail Haniyeh headed a delegation to Beirut to attend meetings with local Palestinian leaders, among other unspecified activities. The visit is aimed at bolstering “bilateral relations…

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.…

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.…

Anti-government protests flare in Lebanon

Hundreds of protesters in Lebanon have once again flooded Beirut’s main square as part of the outcry over the technocratic government’s handling of the country’s alleged institutionalized corruption and failing…