Economic protests flare in Lebanon

Drivers of truck, buses and other protestors blocked main roads in Beirut and additional areas in a show of anger at government failure to resolve the country’s devastating economic crisis.…

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…

Hezbollah warns Israel over maritime drilling

The leader of the Iran-backed terror group threatened it will take action if Israel explores disputed Mediterranean reserves prior to setting maritime borders with Lebanon. By Erin Viner United States-mediated…

Nasrallah: Hezbollah has 100,000 fighters

The leader of the Iran-backed Shi'ite terror group made the claim during his first public remarks since Lebanon’s worst street violence in over a decade. By Erin Viner Lashing out…

Rise in Lebanon’s religious tensions

The Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group is accusing the Christian Lebanese Forces party (LF) of having deliberately planned street violence in Beirut that killed 7 people last week. By Erin Viner…

Deadly clashes erupt at Hezbollah rally

At least 6 Shi'ite Muslim Lebanese were shot dead in Beirut yesterday, in an attack on protesters on their way to attend a demonstration called by Hezbollah to demand the…

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 vows to “liberate all of Palestine”

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh received a celebratory welcome by local Palestinian residents and militants in the Ain El-Hilweh refugee camp amid his ongoing visit to Lebanon. Speaking at a televised…

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…