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Bread queues return to Lebanon as protests surge

29 June, 2020

Lebanon's national currency has collapsed, prompting renewed protests across the country on Sunday night.

Missile hit near convoy of ex-Lebanon PM Hariri: report

29 June, 2020

Hariri's office confirmed the report, saying it was "generally correct".

Lebanon summons US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks

28 June, 2020

Lebanon's foreign ministry has summoned its US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks.

Lebanese judge bans media from interviewing US ambassador

28 June, 2020

Judge Mohamad Mazeh in the southern city of Tyre said he acted after receiving a complaint from a citizen.

World's poorest nations face 'summer of violence and virus'

27 June, 2020

A BBC war reporter is warning that there could be serious ramifications for Yemen and Afghanistan in the fight against Covid-19.

Students, faculty at risk in crisis-hit AUB

26 June, 2020

With students struggling to pay fees and plans to dismiss up to 25% of its workforce, AUB has never edged closer to collapse.

Lebanon currency in free-fall amid political impasse

25 June, 2020

The Lebanese pound was reportedly selling at 6,200 to the dollar, losing more than 75 percent of its value.

Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

24 June, 2020

Amnesty have condemned the military prosecution of an activist charged with spying for Israel, as a Shia cleric opposed to Hezbollah was charged over a photo taken with a rabbi.

'End neo-slavery': Lebanon maid abandonment sparks outrage

24 June, 2020

Both the Black Lives Matter movement and Lebanon's economic crisis have given the push to end the 'abusive and racist' kafala system a new sense of urgency.

Empty fridges as Lebanon economic crisis bites

23 June, 2020

Lebanon's economic crisis is leaving residents with empty fridges as instability continues.

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