Israel-Lebanon talks, Round 4

Israel and Lebanon resumed negotiations on their dispute over borders in the Mediterranean Sea border, that has held up hydrocarbon exploration in the potentially gas-rich area. Israeli Energy Minister Yuval…

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…

Banks in Lebanon vandalized amid violent protests

Demonstrations in Lebanon turned violent for a second night on Wednesday, with dozens injured after Lebanese security forces used batons and tear gas to forcefully break up protests. Riots broke…