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A senior US official has accused Hezbollah of stockpiling ammonia nitrate across Europe.

A statement from the civil defence confirmed that the fire had been fully extinguished after firefighters worked through the night.

'<em>Beating</em> <em>for</em> <em>Beirut</em>': An online concert <em>for</em> Lebanon

Paul McLoughlin

'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

Musicians from across the world will take part in an online concert, with the proceeds going to First Aid Renovation to help Beirut residents rebuild their homes.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Iran sees new spike in coronavirus cases, Lebanese troops at a military court have caught Covid-19, while economies have been battered from the ...

Corruption, not coronavirus, is ravaging Lebanon

Carmen Geha

Corruption, not coronavirus, is ravaging Lebanon

Comment: Lebanon's inept government officials and violent security forces should be seen as the real virus of our times, writes Carmen Geha.

The New Arab

Lebanese police attack protesters at Beirut anti-budget demonstration

Lebanese police are continuing their assault on demonstrators as they attack those protesting against the financial crisis.

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Sanction Lebanon for detention of ex-Israel collaborator: US senator

Amer Fakhoury was known as the 'Butcher of Khiam' for his work at a former Israel-linked prison described by human rights groups as a ...

Nizar Hassan

Anger against Lebanon's banks is justified, legitimate and progressive

Comment: Attacks on Lebanese banks have been portrayed as irresponsible and 'thuggish', but they too, participate in a corrupt system that has ...

The New Arab

Lebanese protesters eyes injured due to rubber bullets

People online are posting photos covering one eye to show solidarity with protesters in Lebanon whose eyes were injured due to rubber bullets ...

‘Stop wasting time’ in government talks, says Lebanon’s Hariri

The New Arab

‘Stop wasting time’ in government talks, says Lebanon’s Hariri

Saad al-Hariri has come out and said politicians need to stop delaying and form a new government as protests intensify.

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Haaretz has 'no connection' to Beirut-detained American reporter

Nicholas Frakes has been covering the protests in Lebanon for The New Arab.

Anger as Lebanon detains American journalist covering <em>Beirut</em> protests

The New Arab

Anger as Lebanon detains American journalist covering Beirut protests

Nicholas Frakes has been covering the protests in Lebanon for The New Arab.

Hundreds injured in violent crackdown on Lebanon anti-government protests

The New Arab & agencies

Hundreds injured in violent crackdown on Lebanon anti-government protests

Nearly 400 were wounded on Saturday alone during clashes between security services and Lebanese police.

Lebanon police forced to apologise after violent crackdown

Gaia Caramazza

Lebanon police forced to apologise after violent crackdown

Protesters say that police came from nowhere and started firing tear gas and rubber bullets.

Lebanon PM-designate begins tough talks to form government

The New Arab

Lebanon PM-designate begins tough talks to form government

Debt-burdened Lebanon has been without a fully functioning government since former prime minister Saad Hariri resigned on October 29 in the face ...

The New Arab

Amnesty urges independent investigation on violence against Lebanon protesters

Amnesty International calls on authorities in Lebanon to employ an independent criminal investigation into last Saturday's violence against peaceful protesters in Beirut.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon protesters injured in hail of gas, rubber bullets

More than 100 people were injured in the overnight clashes, which marked the first use of rubber bullets against protesters by security forces ...

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanese police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters

The Lebanese Red Cross said that it had taken 10 people to hospital and provided care to 33 people on the ground.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon's journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest

Nationwide demonstrations erupted on October 17 over a plunging economy. They quickly grew into calls for sweeping aside Lebanon's ...

Lebanese protesters force MPs to cancel session

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanese protesters force MPs to cancel session

Lebanon's parliament session planned for Tuesday has been postponed after protesters successfully prevented politicians from reaching ...

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon protests enter second month as demonstrators dig in

Thousands of Lebanese flooded main squares in Beirut, second city Tripoli in the north, and the southern port city of Sidon as well as ...

Pro-government violence threatens Lebanon’s mourning protesters demanding activist’s release

The New Arab

Pro-government violence threatens Lebanon’s mourning protesters demanding activist’s release

Despite increasing violence from armed pro-government supporters, Lebanon’s protesters filled streets in Beirut and Baabda to mourn ...

Lebanese football team wins AFC Cup in historic first

The New Arab

Lebanese football team wins AFC Cup in historic first

Al-Ahed FC beat North Korea's April 25 Sports Club to become the first Lebanese team to lift the AFC Cup.

Hezbollah, Amal supporters attack main <em>Beirut</em> protest site

The New Arab

Hezbollah, Amal supporters attack main Beirut protest site

Hezbollah-led counter-demonstrations have been rare shows of violence amid the otherwise peaceful protest movement demanding an end to ...

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