Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling with the worst economic...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has lifted a mysterious “hold” on more than $100 million in security aid for Lebanon, congressional and State...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Clashes between supporters of Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, and Shi’ite groups Hezbollah and Amal erupted into gunfire in Beirut late on Monday,...

Activists say business tycoon and former Tripoli MP Mohammad Safadi is emblematic of the system they want to bring down. Protesters in Lebanon took to the streets on Thursday night, shouting “Thief”,...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s banks and schools were shut on Tuesday in a new wave of disruption amid urgent political efforts to form a new government to steer the country out of its worst...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as prime minister last week, had a positive meeting with leading politician Gebran Bassil on Wednesday and all ideas were discussed...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The World Bank said on Wednesday it stood ready to extend all possible support to a new Lebanese government that was committed to good governance and creating opportunities for...

Protesters gathered at Martyrs’ Square following smaller demonstration earlier in the day supporting President Aoun. Tens of thousands of Lebanese protested on Sunday to keep up a nationwide street...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s president said on Saturday he will soon set a date for formal consultations with lawmakers to pick a new prime minister following Saad al-Hariri’s resignation...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Saad al-Hariri’s third term as prime minister of Lebanon was mired in political rivalries that obstructed reforms needed to save the country from economic collapse. Lebanon’s...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Banks in Lebanon will stay closed for safety reasons until stability returns, the banking association said on Thursday, as protesters flood the streets demanding the government...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri agreed on Sunday a package of reforms with government partners to ease an economic crisis that has sparked protests aimed at ousting a ruling...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Ibrahim Zeeb is visiting Lebanon for the first time in years and says it’s the food he has missed most. “The best breakfast we’ll find anywhere is here,”...

Lebanese leaders have said Israel actions are threatening the stability of the border region. Lebanon’s Higher Defence Council has given orders to prevent Israel from building a border wall on...

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday it had completed a search for Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon after uncovering at least six of the passages dug secretly under the border by the Iranian-backed...