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Lebanon summons US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks

Lebanon summons US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks

Lebanon's foreign ministry has summoned the US ambassador over her recent criticism of Hezbollah, a day after a judge banned local media from covering her future remarks, state media said Sunday.

Protester killed in unrest in Lebanon's Tripoli

Protester killed in unrest in Lebanon's Tripoli

A protester was shot and killed during unrest in the Lebanese city of Tripoli overnight, security and medical sources said on Tuesday, as an economic crisis brought demonstrations back onto the streets.

First virus case in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp: UN

First virus case in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp: UN

A Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon has been put on lockdown after the UN announced the first confirmed case of coronavirus in one of the country's numerous and crowded camps.

Lebanese minister hails Qatar for medical aid

Lebanese minister hails Qatar for medical aid

Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Nassif Hitti hailed the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to send urgent medical aid

Urgent medical aid sent to Lebanon on Amir's directives

Urgent medical aid sent to Lebanon on Amir's directives

The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has sent a shipment of urgent medical aid to Lebanon upon the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to send urgent medical aid ...

Lebanon records first novel coronavirus death

Lebanon records first novel coronavirus death

A Lebanese man died Tuesday from the novel coronavirus, a health ministry official said, marking the country's first recorded death from an epidemic that has infected 52 people nationwide.

Lebanon to seek IMF technical help

Lebanon to seek IMF technical help

Lebanon will ask the IMF for technical help with a plan to escape financial collapse, including how to restructure its public debt, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday.

Lebanon's new finance minister to meet IMF official

Lebanon's new finance minister to meet IMF official

The new finance minister of debt-saddled Lebanon said he would meet with a senior official from the International Monetary Fund on Saturday for a ‘courtesy visit’ and not bailout talks.

Lebanon and Japan have 40 days to agree on Ghosn's fate

Lebanon and Japan have 40 days to agree on Ghosn's fate

Lebanon and Japan have about 40 days to decide whether ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will be extradited to Japan or stand trial in Lebanon,

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new govt

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new govt

Lebanon ended a painful wait yesterday by unveiling a new cabinet line-up, but the government was promptly scorned by protesters and faces the Herculean task of saving a collapsing economy.

Lebanon urgently needs new gov't to avoid collapse: Hariri

Lebanon urgently needs new gov't to avoid collapse: Hariri

Lebanon needs to quickly form a new government to stop a cycle of collapse and worsening economic and security conditions, caretaker prime minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday ...

Lebanon security forces face off against protesters near parliament building

Lebanon security forces face off against protesters near parliament building

Security forces in Beirut fired tear gas and used water cannons on Saturday in clashes with protesters armed with tree branches and sign posts near Lebanon's parliament.