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The Beirut explosion cost the lives of hundreds, and decimated the city centre, and Lebanon is still reeling from the destruction caused.

The US State Department has agreed more multi-million sales to Middle East states.

The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm in 2011 had a flag to raise or leader to follow. But all had a song to sing.

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah welcomes Trump election defeat

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah welcomes Trump election defeat

Lebanon's Hezbollah has become the latest regional party to welcome the election defeat of Donald Trump/

US court summoned Lebanon ex-FM over kidnapping, torture case

The New Arab Staff

US court summoned Lebanon ex-FM over kidnapping, torture case

A Lebanese-American couple is seeking justice through US courts for kidnapping and torture under the alleged direction of Gebran ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon ex-FM says US demanded he rejects Hezbollah

The punitive measures announced on Friday are the first against a senior Christian ally of Hezbollah, long targeted by US sanctions and blacklisted as a "terrorist" organisation.

Gasia Ohanes

Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Leaders of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Libya congratulated Biden, while ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon president demands proof against US-sanctioned former minister

President Michel Aoun has asked Lebanon's foreign minister to obtain 'evidence' of his son-in-law Gebran Bassil's alleged corruption.

The New Arab Staff

Trump scrambles to sanction former Lebanese foreign minister Bassil

Trump’s administration is likely to place sanctions on Gebran Bassil, one of Lebanon's top Christian politicians, in an effort ...

Trump imposes sanctions on former Lebanese foreign minister <em>Bassil</em>

Gaia Caramazza

Trump imposes sanctions on former Lebanese foreign minister Bassil

Trump’s administration has placed sanctions on Gebran Bassil, one of Lebanon's top Christian politicians, in an effort to ...

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.

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

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

Hezbollah pondering withdrawal from Syria, Lebanese political ally reveals

The New Arab Staff

Hezbollah pondering withdrawal from Syria, Lebanese political ally reveals

Iran-backed Hezbollah may pull deployed in Syria, the FPM leader said.

'I don't want to die': Blast traumatises Beirut children

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'I don't want to die': Blast traumatises Beirut children

The blast a week ago that temporarily displaced 100,000 children, according to a UN estimate, was so mighty it had the magnitude of an ...

Teenage son of Lebanon's 'most hated politician' addresses cyberbullying

The New Arab Staff

Teenage son of Lebanon's 'most hated politician' addresses cyberbullying

The young son of Lebanon's former Foreign Minister speaks out against alleged bullying in recent TikTok video.

Karim Traboulsi

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

The New Arab's Managing Editor, Karim Traboulsi, writes a scathing indictment of the Lebanese government and its negligence over the devastating Beirut explosion.

The New Arab Staff

Turkey denies supporting anti-government protests in northern Lebanon

The leader of Lebanon's Free Patriotic Movement Gebran Bassil claimed Turkey was 'stirring sedition' in Lebanon in order to ...

Jim Muir

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

The New Arab Staff

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

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

Lebanon's uphill corruption battle against an 'untouchable class'

Kareem Chehayeb

Lebanon's uphill corruption battle against an 'untouchable class'

Corruption in Lebanon is widespread, but there are hopes a new law can root out pervasive nepotism.

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.

What 'butcher' Fakhoury's rescue says about Lebanese sovereignty

Nizar Hassan

What 'butcher' Fakhoury's rescue says about Lebanese sovereignty

Comment: The US illegally rescued alleged torture mastermind Amer Fakhoury, exposing both US and Lebanese disregard for national sovereignty, ...

Lebanon mustn't use Trump's 'deal' to continue mistreating Palestinians

Imad K. Harb

Lebanon mustn't use Trump's 'deal' to continue mistreating Palestinians

Comment: Lebanon must put solidarity with Palestinians, and their right of return at the heart of efforts to support refugees and resist Trump's ...

The Lebanese revolution is totally winning, and here's why

Carmen Geha

The Lebanese revolution is totally winning, and here's why

Comment: Carmen Geha makes the unpopular case for an uncommon sentiment: The Lebanese revolution is totally winning.

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