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Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said the country's next prime minister will have to lead reforms and battle corruption.

Hassan Diab called on French President Emmanuel Macron to provide satellite images of the port "before, during and after" the devastating explosion.

France's 'enraged' Macron 'washes hands of Lebanon'

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France's 'enraged' Macron 'washes hands of Lebanon'

France's Emmanuel Macron has reportedly ended efforts to find a solution to Lebanon's financial and political crisis.

Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

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Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

People took to the streets to remember the start of the protest movement which changed the political landscape of Lebanon.

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Joe Macaron

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Comment: As Israel and Lebanon begin landmark maritime border talks, Joe Macaron takes an in-depth look at the players and issues involved in ...

Carmen Geha

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

Comment: Lebanon must let go of the symbolism of last year's revolution and accept its current uncertainty in order to create new hope in this dark moment, writes Carmen Geha.

Dario Sabaghi

Lebanon-Israel maritime dispute: Normalisation or technical talks?

In-depth: For the first time in 30 years, Lebanon and Israel will hold talks to resolve the disputed maritime border between the two countries.

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Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

Lebanon will only discuss the maritime border dispute with Israel in indirect talks tomorrow, Aoun said, ruling out the possibility of ...

Martin Jay

Is time running out for Macron's credibility in Lebanon?

As experts point to Lebanon taking the initiative on reforms before Western aid is prepared, a new blueprint which is bolder yet more realistic ...

Lebanon's Hariri to meet parties over French plan

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Lebanon's Hariri to meet parties over French plan

'I will send a delegation to talk with all the main political blocs, to ensure that they are still fully committed' to Macron's initiative, said ...

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Former Lebanese PM Hariri announces candidacy for government formation

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said that he is a possible candidate to lead Lebanon’s government formation, following the ...

Lebanon names delegation to Israel maritime border talks

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Lebanon names delegation to Israel maritime border talks

Lebanon has named the members of a delegation taking part in maritime border talks with Israel, as the UN says negotiators from both sides will ...

Lebanon to begin consultations to name new premier

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Lebanon to begin consultations to name new premier

Lebanon's presidency has announced parliamentary consultations to name a new prime minister will begin next week.

Arab world mourns death of Kuwait's 'peace-loving' emir

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Arab world mourns death of Kuwait's 'peace-loving' emir

The Arab world rushed to send consonances to Kuwait after its ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah, passed away.

Lebanon reels after government formation efforts collapse

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Lebanon reels after government formation efforts collapse

Lebanon is facing a grim and uncertain future after efforts to form a new government under former prime-minister designate Mustafa Adib ...

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Lebanese president's son-in-law, former FM Gebran Bassil contracts Covid-19

The leader of the Christian Free Patriotic Movement and President Michel Aoun's son-in-law, Gebran Bassil, confirmed he has contracted the novel coronavirus.

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Lebanon on verge of another garbage crisis, warns HRW

Last month's explosion generated huge amounts of debris while causing serious damage to the Lebanon's waste management infrastructure

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France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

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Four dead in Lebanon 'Hezbollah arms depot explosion': reports

Four people died in an explosion in Lebanon's Nabatieh district, reported to have occurred at a Hezbollah arms depot.

Lebanon's president renews calls for return of Syrian refugees

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Lebanon's president renews calls for return of Syrian refugees

In a UN address marking its 75th anniversary, Aoun said his country can no longer afford to host Syrian refugees.

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Lebanese president warns of ‘hell’ if government not formed

President Michel Aoun has said that Lebanon faces ‘hell’ if a new Lebanese government is not formed amid coronavirus, an unprecedented ...

US sanctions 2 Lebanon-based firms, Hezbollah-linked person

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US sanctions 2 Lebanon-based firms, Hezbollah-linked person

The US Treasury Department sanctioned two companies it said were controlled by Iran-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

Lebanon PM presses on with crisis cabinet line-up effort

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Lebanon PM presses on with crisis cabinet line-up effort

Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib has said he will continue attempts to form an emergency cabinet despite missing a French deadline.

HRW urges Lebanon donors to ensure aid reaches beneficiaries

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HRW urges Lebanon donors to ensure aid reaches beneficiaries

The rights watchdog said funds shouldbe disbursed directly to those in need and to organisations able to distribute aid immediately and ...

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