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

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

Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

It has been one year since the protests erupted in Lebanon, and the coronavirus pandemic has paused the movement.

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

Victoria Schneider

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

'Wasta', a new board game inspired by anti-government protests, takes aim at Lebanon's broken political system.

Lebanon sets grim record of daily coronavirus cases: 1,550

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon sets grim record of daily coronavirus cases: 1,550

Lebanon's covid-19 cases have shot up, prompting concern from authorities as the country still reels from the Beirut explosion ...

Sarah Khalil

Lebanon's revolution: How art turned into a political weapon

On the first anniversary of Lebanon's October uprising, The New Arab speaks to the artists who used their talent to amplify voices on the ground.

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 ...

FBI says 'no conclusion' on <em>Beirut</em> blast cause: report

The New Arab Staff

FBI says 'no conclusion' on Beirut blast cause: report

The FBI told Reuters it has reached "no such conclusion" on whether the deadly Beirut blast was accidental.

The New Arab Staff

LibanPost releases controversial stamp featuring photo of Beirut explosion

After months of stamp shortages, LibanPost released a limited edition stamp featuring a photo of the port explosion that angered some ...

Lebanon-Israel maritime dispute: Normalisation or technical talks?

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.

MBC's Shahid faces backlash over series on <em>Beirut</em> <em>explosion</em>

The New Arab Staff

MBC's Shahid faces backlash over series on Beirut explosion

Lebanese social media users accused MBC-owned Shahid of attempting to profit off the Beirut port explosion tragedy, saying the ...

Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel have began talks to settle a maritime border dispute.

Lebanon reopens schools despite jump in coronavirus cases

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon reopens schools despite jump in coronavirus cases

Schoolchildren in Lebanon go back to class learning amid coronavirus fears among students and parents, as well as concerns from health experts.

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 than Macron's has done just that.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

Beirut hit by second deadly explosion in 24 hours

A gas tank explosion killed one person and injured two others in Beirut's Achrafieh district just hours after a deadly blast in a ...

The New Arab Staff

London's Borough Market holds charity sale for Beirut

London's famous market is putting on a bake sale to raise money for Lebanon's capital city, which suffered in a terribly explosion ...

Four dead in <em>Beirut</em> fuel tank fire and blast

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Four dead in Beirut fuel tank fire and blast

Four people were killed in an explosion and tank fire in Lebanon's capital Beirut.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 to begin consultations to name new premier

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

Will Lebanon's new domestic worker contract end 'kafala slavery'?

Sarah Khalil

Will Lebanon's new domestic worker contract end 'kafala slavery'?

In-depth: Lebanon's new labour agreement gives foreign domestic workers their basic rights, but activists remain cynical over its implementation.

As coronavirus cases rise, Lebanon fears Europe-levels

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

As coronavirus cases rise, Lebanon fears Europe-levels

Covid-19 infections and deaths have shot up since February, and Lebanon on Sunday put 111 villages and towns on lockdown in a bid to stem the ...

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