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Coronavirus lockdown adds strain to Lebanon's struggling economy
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Protections for migrant workers in Lebanon stalled
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Lebanon's economy: Syrian refugees among worst affected by crisis
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Saad Hariri renamed as Lebanon PM a year after stepping down
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Lebanon hyperinflation adds to economic crisis
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Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of anti-gov’t protests
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Lebanese designers struggle to rebuild their brands following triple crisis
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Meet one of Lebanon’s female garbage collectors
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Lebanon, Israel launch talks over maritime border dispute
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Lebanon, Israel hold talks on disputed sea border
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Aerial shots of Lebanon forest fires in the Metn district
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Four dead and several injured in fuel tank explosion in Lebanon
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Lebanon, Israel agree framework for talks to end border dispute
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France urges Lebanon's leaders to work on road map
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Plea for aid after reported tragic deaths at sea of two children fleeing poverty in LebanonAid agency Save the Children is calling for Lebanon's government to address the urgent needs of children living in poverty, as more Lebanese migrants attempt to reach European shores amid an economic..
New Beirut Port Fire Forces Evacuation 5 Weeks After Deadly BlastNo one in Beirut is taking a chance this time -- a massive fire is burning again in the city's port, immediately triggering large-scale evacuations ... coming just 5 weeks after that deadly explosion..
Weeks after the Beirut blast, Lebanese Civil War survivors in Australia remain retraumatisedThe initial shock of the Beirut port explosion may be subsiding, but many Lebanese Australians who fled the country during its civil war are still trying to cope with the old wounds it has reopened.
Sydney Opera House lights up with Lebanese cedar in solidarity with BeirutLandmarks in Sydney and Melbourne carried the colours of Lebanon in a show of solidarity.
Scott Morrison says nation supports Lebanese Australians' push for systemic reform in BeirutPrime Minister Scott Morrison has downplayed Australia’s power to influence political and economic reform in Lebanon following the devastating explosion that has reignited political anger in Beirut.
Watch: The Prime Minister live media conferenceThe Prime Minster Scott Morrison is speaking live. It follows a meeting with world leaders to discuss aid to rebuild Beirut following a major blast at the Lebanese capital's port last week.
Victims of Beirut explosion remembered in Australian religious servicesLebanese Christians in Australia have gathered for church services, in-person and virtually, to pray for the victims of this week's Beirut explosion that has killed over 150 people.
Australia commits inital $2m in aid for Lebanon blast victimsPrime Minister Scott Morrison has said the Australian government will give an initial $2m to Lebanon to assist in the immediate wake of the Beirut explosion. Mr. Morrison said, 'this was a terrible,..
Australian in Lebanon describes terrifying moment of blastAustralian man Adam Malouf was about 25 kilometres north of the blast site in Lebanon. Mr Malouf said they saw the large plume of smoke and his building shook when the explosion occured.
Lebanese-Australians look to help Beirut after explosionMembers of Australia's Lebanese community woke in the middle of the night to news of a huge blast in Beirut. Talal Dib, from western Sydney, spent the day frantically locating family and friends.
Hezbollah leader says dollar injections needed, accuses U.S. of deepening shortageLebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday that dollar injections were needed to shore up the pound currency and accused the United States of preventing dollars from reaching..
Lebanese PM blames opponents for unrest as protests enter third dayLebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab accused his opponents on Saturday of deepening a currency crisis and fuelling unrest as the country entered a third day of protests sparked by a sharp drop in the..
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Lebanon protesters burn roads, clash with security in second night of unrestLebanese protesters set fire to roadways and clashed with security forces in a second night of unrest on Friday, according to witnesses and Lebanese media.
Lebanon to re-open Beirut international airport from July 1: statementLebanon will re-open Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport for commercial flights beginning July 1, but will keep air traffic at 10% of capacity from a year ago, a statement from the prime..
Lebanese protesters shut down roadways with fires as currency collapsesLebanese cut roadways with burning tyres and rubbish bins across Beirut and other cities on Thursday in renewed protests sparked by a rapid fall in the pound currency and mounting economic hardship.
Turkish judge rules to keep five suspects in jail over Ghosn escapeA Turkish judge ruled on Monday to keep five people in jail at the start of their trial over former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan to Lebanon via Istanbul, a lawyer for one of the..
Lebanon's president urges unity after night of violenceLebanon's President Michel Aoun called for national unity on Sunday after violence erupted in parts of Beirut between supporters of rival sectarian political parties.
Hundreds of Lebanese join anti-government protests as lockdown easedHundreds of Lebanese protesters took to the streets on Saturday to voice outrage over the government's handling of a deep economic crisis, with security forces firing tear gas and rubber bullets to..
Lebanon aims to reconcile financial system loss figures next weekLebanon will agree next week on unified figures for losses in its financial system, the presidency said, seeking to reconcile different approaches taken by the government and central bank that have..
Syria says Israeli jets flying over Lebanon raid military base in Hama provinceSyria state media said Thursday Israeli jets flying over Lebanon hit military targets in northwestern Hama province causing only material damage, in Israel's latest escalation of raids in the last few..
Lebanon to adopt one approach on financial losses: presidencyLebanon will decide on one approach on figures it is presenting in IMF negotiations, the presidency said on Thursday, seeking to reconcile different approaches taken by the government and central bank..
Lebanese food aid drive underlines pain of economic collapseAs Lebanon's debilitating economic crisis drags on, Lebanese whose living standards have plunged are relying more and more on a growing support system of charities and private initiatives to fend off..
Lebanon must turn reform ideas into reality, U.S. ambassador saysThe Lebanese government must turn its reform ideas into reality and take concrete steps to win international support, the U.S. ambassador said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.
For Lebanese families made poor by crisis, dinner means bread and no meatAt a street market in southern Beirut, Lebanese crowd around volunteers handing out free rations of bread and pasta, staples that have become a lifeline to families whose living standards have plunged..
Lebanon's Berri tells government time for action not wordsLebanon's powerful parliament speaker said on Friday it was time for government action to help citizens grappling with an economic crisis and this could not wait for the outcome of International..
Trapped migrant workers suffer from Lebanon's dollar crisis, lockdownTemitope can't find work in Lebanon since the Nigerian domestic worker escaped her employer's house last month.
Lebanon at risk of a major food crisis: PM sounds alarmLebanon's financial meltdown could tip the country into a full-blown food crisis, as people hit by soaring prices and the fallout of COVID-19 become unable to afford even basics like bread, the prime..
Timeline - Lebanon's ordeal: Economic and political crises since civil warLebanon begins negotiations with the International Monetary Fund this week, seeking the IMF's financial assistance for the first time as the country grapples with an acute financial crisis.
Lebanon, fearing second virus wave, to shut down again for four daysLebanon's government has ordered most of the country to shut down again for four days, starting on Wednesday night, as it seeks to ward off a coronavirus resurgence after easing some restrictions.
Lebanon to go into four-day closure to prevent virus spreadLebanon's government agreed on a "full closure" of the country for four days, the presidency said as the cabinet met on Tuesday to try to ward off a second wave of coronavirus infections.
Lebanese designers fight coronavirus with fashion face masksBeirut-based designer Bokja specializes in making upholstered furniture with vintage fabric but the studio's workers now dedicate their time to sewing colourful silk face masks to curb the spread of..
Lebanon fears second coronavirus wave as new infections surgeLebanese authorities warned of a new wave of coronavirus cases after the number jumped to its highest point in more than a month as the government eased some restrictions on public life.
Lockdowns pile job losses and hunger onto Syrian refugees' plightAhmad al-Mostafa can't afford milk for his baby daughter. A Syrian refugee, he has barely been able to feed his family since Lebanon sank into economic crisis last year. But now, a coronavirus lockdown..
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Lebanon plan based on flexible exchange rate in 'coming period'- Finance MinisterA government plan for getting Lebanon out of a financial crisis is based on a shift to a flexible exchange rate, but in the "coming period", and a currency peg will be maintained for now, Finance..
Lebanon urges unity to tackle crisis, says time is shortLebanese must set aside their differences as the country has no time to lose in tackling its major financial crisis, Prime Minister Hassan Diab warned on Wednesday, saying a government recovery plan..
Lebanese PM says no time to lose in tackling crisis, urges unityLebanon's prime minister said Lebanese must set aside their disputes as the country had no time to lose in tackling a financial crisis, adding that a government economic recovery plan could be amended..
Lebanon extends virus shutdown, PM warns of second waveLebanon extended its coronavirus lockdown by two weeks on Tuesday with the prime minister warning that failure to comply with a gradual easing of curbs risked a second wave of infections.
Lebanon summons German ambassador over Hezbollah banLebanon's foreign minister summoned the German ambassador on Tuesday to explain Berlin's decision last week to ban the Shi'ite Hezbollah movement on its soil.
Lebanon set to extend coronavirus shutdown until May 24Lebanon's supreme defence council will advise the government to extend a shutdown to curb the spread of coronavirus by two weeks until May 24, a security source said after the council convened on..
Hezbollah deems Lebanese government rescue plan an 'important step' forwardHezbollah's leader hailed the Lebanese government's crisis plan as an "important step" on Monday and warned the country should not blindly surrender in talks with the IMF to terms it can not bear.
Hezbollah: Germany bowing to U.S. will with banThe leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Monday that Germany was "succumbing to American will" by banning his Iran-backed movement and designating it a terrorist organisation.
Girls and women unable to access basic hygiene products in Lebanon as protests rageAs Lebanon struggles with a severe economic crisis and protesters return to the streets, Plan International says the most vulnerable in society are being hit the hardest.
Lebanon banks reject rescue plan as government asks IMF for helpAn economic rescue plan that will form the basis of Lebanon's talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was panned by banks on Friday as one that would "destroy confidence" in the country.
Lebanon banking association rejects government rescue planLebanon's banking association said on Friday it can in "no way" endorse a government economic rescue plan it was not consulted on and which would destroy confidence in Lebanon, deter investment, and..