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Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus [Video]

Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus

For years the desperate migrants who boarded small boats on Lebanon's northern coast were mostly Syrians or Palestinians. But with Lebanon in freefall, it's citizens have started joining the ranks of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published
Lebanon's Christian rivalries return amid crisis [Video]

Lebanon's Christian rivalries return amid crisis

An old rivalry between Christian factions who fought each other in Lebanon's civil war has flared again on the street and in political debate. It's renewing fears of fresh unrest as the nation grapples..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:30Published
Tensions flare as shots fired during anti-government protest in Beirut [Video]

Tensions flare as shots fired during anti-government protest in Beirut

Anti-government protesters clashed with soldiers from the Lebanese army who shot rounds into the air in a show of force against demonstrators on September 12. Further footage shows protesters..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 06:52Published
Beirut blaze alarms residents a month after blast [Video]

Beirut blaze alarms residents a month after blast

A large fire erupted at Beirut port on Thursday, engulfing parts of the Lebanese capital in a pall of smoke weeks after a massive blast devastated the port and surrounding residential area. Edward..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published
'No one knows how it began': Watch fire crews in Beirut tackle blaze that erupted at the city's port [Video]

'No one knows how it began': Watch fire crews in Beirut tackle blaze that erupted at the city's port

Fire crews have been tackling a large blaze that erupted in the Port of Beirut, near the site of the blast that rocked the city last month.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 02:42Published
US sanctions Lebanese allies of Hezbollah for first time [Video]

US sanctions Lebanese allies of Hezbollah for first time

Two former ministers dismiss US accusations of corruption and providing material support to Hezbollah.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published
U.S. blacklists two Lebanese for enabling Hezbollah [Video]

U.S. blacklists two Lebanese for enabling Hezbollah

The United States sanctioned two Lebanese former ministers for corruption and 'enabling Hezbollah', saying it was a warning to all politicians there. Lebanon is reeling from a deadly blast blamed on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published
The scarred survivor haunted by the Beirut blast [Video]

The scarred survivor haunted by the Beirut blast

Shady Rizk, 36, needed 350 stitches after the August 4 explosion that tore threw the Lebanese capital. A month later, he is facing up to the task of healing physically and mentally, while grieving for..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 05:48Published
Fighter jets draw Lebanese flag in sky over Beirut [Video]

Fighter jets draw Lebanese flag in sky over Beirut

Check out these eye-catching formations of these airplanes, in solidarity with the country rocked by a recent explosion

Credit: In The Know Trending [AOL.com]     Duration: 00:34Published
Protests in Beirut during visit of French President Emmanuel Macron [Video]

Protests in Beirut during visit of French President Emmanuel Macron

Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in the Lebanese capital Beirut during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday (September 1). French President Emmanuel Macron..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 01:38Published
Macron steps up pressure in Beirut [Video]

Macron steps up pressure in Beirut

French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Lebanese politicians they risk sanctions if they fail to set the nation on a new course within three months, stepping up pressure for reforms in a country..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published
How Carlos Ghosn Escaped Japan | Screen Written [Video]

How Carlos Ghosn Escaped Japan | Screen Written

Reporter and Vanity Fair writer, May Jeong, tells the story of how ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn escaped house arrest in Japan in late 2019. May's account of the story is based on her interview with the..

Credit: Vanity Fair     Duration: 11:39Published
UN peacekeepers in Lebanon: Beirut rejects attempt to reform mission [Video]

UN peacekeepers in Lebanon: Beirut rejects attempt to reform mission

Lebanese official fears failure to renew the mandate could lead to a 'wild, wild west'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published
Two dead in clashes south of Lebanese capital [Video]

Two dead in clashes south of Lebanese capital

Two people were killed and at least three wounded in clashes in a town south of Beirut on Thursday evening, the Lebanese state news agency and a security source said, as several political parties urged..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published
Lebanon marks 100 years in turmoil [Video]

Lebanon marks 100 years in turmoil

The deadly Beirut port blast on August 4 this year set the tone for a subdued 100 year anniversary for the state of Lebanon. Megan Revell looks back at a century of hope and despair.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 07:24Published
Beirut's shattered glass finds new use [Video]

Beirut's shattered glass finds new use

Following the biggest blast to hit the Lebanese capital, a recycling initiative is transforming glass shattered across the city into jugs, jars and other glassware. Edward Baran reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published
Lebanon: vigil and protests mark one week since devastating Beirut blast – video report [Video]

Lebanon: vigil and protests mark one week since devastating Beirut blast – video report

A third night of clashes between demonstrators and security forces broke out near the parliament building in Beirut, in which police used teargas and protesters threw stones and fireworks, in the wake..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 02:06Published
Beirut: shots, teargas and flames as anti-government protests grow – video report [Video]

Beirut: shots, teargas and flames as anti-government protests grow – video report

Lebanese riot police fired teargas at demonstrators in Beirut on Saturday and shots were heard in growing protests over this week's devastating explosion. Scores of protesters have taken to the streets..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 02:52Published
Beirut: police fire teargas at protest against Lebanese leadership – video [Video]

Beirut: police fire teargas at protest against Lebanese leadership – video

Lebanese protesters clashed with police late on Thursday as they tried to approach government buildings in central Beirut. Police responded with teargas and dispersed the crowd. Shock has turned to..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 00:52Published
Beirut explosion: the volunteer clearing up the wreckage of her home city – video [Video]

Beirut explosion: the volunteer clearing up the wreckage of her home city – video

In the days after the Beirut explosion, the Guardian followed yoga teacher Jana Saleh as she volunteered to help clear up. She finds chaos, disorder and a lack of support from Lebanese authorities:..

Credit: Guardian     Duration: 05:42Published
Rafik Hariri murder trial: "This is a tremendous event in Lebanese political life" [Video]

Rafik Hariri murder trial: "This is a tremendous event in Lebanese political life"

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:21Published
Lebanese judge issues arrest warrant for manager of Beirut's port [Video]

Lebanese judge issues arrest warrant for manager of Beirut's port

More than 200 people were killed when ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse exploded.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:17Published
Lebanese anger at government at 'highest possible point' [Video]

Lebanese anger at government at 'highest possible point'

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:50Published
Funeral held for Lebanese firefighters killed in Beirut explosion [Video]

Funeral held for Lebanese firefighters killed in Beirut explosion

The three men died while trying to put out a fire that broke out before the port exploded.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city [Video]

Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city

Beirut has been rocked by a huge explosion, devastating parts of the city and injuring thousands of people. Eyewitness footage shared widely on social media showed a section of the city's port area on..

Credit: The Guardian Studio     Duration: 02:21Published

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Lebanese rivalries stall cabinet formation on eve of Macron's deadline

The French President gave faction leaders 15-days to form a new cabinet as part of sweeping reforms tied to future foreign aid.
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Beirut port on fire again, weeks after massive blast

A large fire continued to burn at Beirut's port, engulfing parts of the Lebanese capital in a pall of smoke weeks after a massive blast devastated the port and surrounding residential area.
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Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port a month after explosion

The Lebanese Army said the fire was at a warehouse in the duty free zone at the port where oil and tyres are kept.
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Large fire erupts again in Beirut port area, one month after devastating blast

The blaze comes just over one month after a massive explosion devastated the Lebanese capital of Beirut.
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The 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.
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Beirut rescuers search after pulsing signal detected

A pulsing signal was detected Thursday from under the rubble of a Beirut building that collapsed during the horrific port explosion in the Lebanese capital last month, raising hopes there may be a..
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Lebanese army finds four tonnes of ammonium nitrate near Beirut's port

The find comes almost exactly a month after nearly 3000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored at Beirut’s port for six years detonated, wreaking death and destruction.
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Macron sets deadline for swift Lebanese reforms or 'consequences'

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Lebanese PM-designate promises to get to work

The naming of little known diplomat Mustafa Adib came hours before a deadline set by France's Emmanuel Macron. But some protesters are already saying "Adib No".
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France's Macron meets with former Lebanese PM Hariri

French President Emmanuel Macron met with former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri during his second visit to Lebanon in less than a month.
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Lebanon's president pledges change to political system

Lebanese President Michel Aoun says the country's unprecedented multiple crises necessitated a change in its political system as it approaches the 100th anniversary of its formation as a nation-state.
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Deadly clashes south of Lebanese capital

The Lebanese army said on its Twitter account that it had deployed units to Khaldeh town to "control the situation" and restore calm.
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