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Comment: Unless the US takes serious steps to repair the relationship, there will be few incentives left for the Lebanese to keep the alliance alive, writes Michal Kranz.

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching towards a chaotic collapse, writes Jim Muir.

Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

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Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has the country seeking help in the Far East.

Protests erupt in Lebanon over US army commander's visit

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Protests erupt in Lebanon over US army commander's visit

Hezbollah supporters gathered on the road leading to Beirut International Airport to protest US CentCom chief Kenneth McKenzie's visit to ...

Hezbollah chief blasts US envoy as 'military ruler'

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Hezbollah chief blasts US envoy as 'military ruler'

The head of Hezbollah accused the US ambassador to Lebanon of behaving "as if she has authority" after she criticised the Iran-backed Shia party.

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South Lebanon judge resigns following ruling against US ambassador

Judge Mohamad Mazeh tendered his resignation after he was questioned for slapping a year-long gag order on airing or publishing comments made by US Ambassador Dorothy Shea.

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Lebanon summons US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks

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

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Lebanese judge bans media from interviewing US ambassador

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

Joe Macaron

The Fakhoury fiasco and US-Lebanese relations

Comment: While Amer Fakhoury has been freed from detention, the ramifications of his case are far from over in Lebanon, writes Joe Macaron.

Lebanon summons US envoy over airlifting of ex-Israel collaborator

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Lebanon summons US envoy over airlifting of ex-Israel collaborator

A security source said on Thursday that Amer Fakhoury left the country in a helicopter from the US embassy heading to an unknown destination.

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