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US urges Lebanese leaders to break political impasse
Middle East

US urges Lebanese leaders to break political impasse

BEIRUT (AP) — A senior US official on Wednesday berated Lebanese politicians for fighting over the formation of a new…
Exclusive-Germany to propose Beirut port reconstruction with ‘strings attached’ – sources
Middle East

Exclusive-Germany to propose Beirut port reconstruction with ‘strings attached’ – sources

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany will next week present a multi-billion-dollar proposal to Lebanese authorities to rebuild the Port of Beirut as…
Protesters paralyze Lebanon amid political, economic crisis
Middle East

Protesters paralyze Lebanon amid political, economic crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — Protesters closed all major roads leading to the Lebanese capital on Monday, causing traffic jams and triggering…
Protests in Lebanon as local currency hits record low
Middle East

Protests in Lebanon as local currency hits record low

BEIRUT (AP) — Protests broke out across the country Tuesday after the Lebanese pound hit a record low against the…
Egypt dispatches aid plane loaded with supplies to Lebanese army
Egypt

Egypt dispatches aid plane loaded with supplies to Lebanese army

An airplane loaded with medical and food supplies from Egypt was sent to the Lebanese army on Thursday as part…
Sisi to Hariri: Egypt eager to end Lebanese crisis
Egypt

Sisi to Hariri: Egypt eager to end Lebanese crisis

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held a meeting with Lebanon’s Prime Minster-designate Saad Al-Hariri in Cairo on Wednesday, in which he affirmed…
Tripoli, Lebanon’s poorest city, on edge after curfew, protests
Middle East

Tripoli, Lebanon’s poorest city, on edge after curfew, protests

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (Reuters) – Lebanon’s poorest city, Tripoli, was again racked by violent protests last week, and some politicians and…
Lebanon’s downhill spiral hits the weakest
Middle East

Lebanon’s downhill spiral hits the weakest

“With each passing day, the lives of Lebanon’s citizens, migrants and refugees is becoming more unbearable; the poverty rate has…
Lebanon begins all-day curfew as virus spins out of control
Middle East

Lebanon begins all-day curfew as virus spins out of control

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese authorities began enforcing an 11-day nationwide shutdown and round the clock curfew Thursday, hoping to limit…
Interpol issues notices over Lebanon’s massive port blast
Middle East

Interpol issues notices over Lebanon’s massive port blast

BEIRUT (AP) — Interpol has issued a wanted notice for two Russians and a Portuguese man over explosive material that…
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