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The Lebanese Prime Minister-designate seeks to rally foreign support for his country, which suffers a political stalemate amid stalled government formation and severe economic crisis.

The UN gave the green light to continue funding the tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanon prime minister Rafik Hariri for 2021.

<em>Hariri</em> meets Qatari emir during visit to Doha

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Hariri meets Qatari emir during visit to Doha

Lebanon’s Prime Minister designate met with Qatar’s Emir during a two day visit to the Gulf country.

Lebanon begins Covid-19 vaccination drive

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Lebanon begins Covid-19 vaccination drive

The head of the critical care unit at Rafik Hariri University hospital, Dr. Mahmoud Hassoun, was the first person to receive the ...

Lebanon receives first 28,500 Covid vaccines

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Lebanon receives first 28,500 Covid vaccines

Lebanon received 28,500 doses of the much-anticipated Covid vaccine on Saturday, just a day ahead of the launch of an inoculation programme.

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Lebanon's Hariri and France's Macron discuss Lebanese crisis

Macron has been spearheading international efforts to rescue Lebanon from its deepest crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war.

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With Lokman Slim's assassination, Lebanon sinks further into impunity

Comment: While Lokman Slim's killing may not lead to accountability, it will certainly not silence his comrades, writes Cilina Nasser.

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Qatar's FM pledges support for Lebanon during surprise visit

Qatar's foreign minister pledged support for Lebanon throughout rebuilding Beirut but said there is no initiative for reconciliation.

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Lebanese anti-Hezbollah intellectual Lokman Slim shot dead

Lokman Slim, a long-time critic of Hezbollah, had received death threats and pointed the finger to the Shiite group

'Not like every time:' Beirut blast victims want truth

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'Not like every time:' Beirut blast victims want truth

Months after the blast at Beirut port, there has still been no international probe and no real accountability.

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Tense calm in northern Lebanese city after violent clashes

Days of fierce nightly protests have swept Tripoli, with demonstrators burning down a local government building on Thursday evening.

Protester dies as Lebanon cracks down on anti-lockdown demonstrations

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Protester dies as Lebanon cracks down on anti-lockdown demonstrations

Lebanon's second city has seen fierce protests against a round-the-clock curfew imposed with little-to-no financial support from the government.

France asks the US for more 'realism' towards Hezbollah

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France asks the US for more 'realism' towards Hezbollah

France hopes it can join forces with the US to help Lebanon find a way out of its current economical crisis

Top Lebanese hospitals fight exhausting battle against coronavirus

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Top Lebanese hospitals fight exhausting battle against coronavirus

Hospitals in Lebanon are struggling under the weight of covid-19 cases.

Appeals phase begins in <em>Hariri</em> case at international tribunal

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Appeals phase begins in Hariri case at international tribunal

Prosecutors, lawyers for a suspect facing five life terms and representatives of victims of the attack - which killed 21 others and wounded 226 ...

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Lebanon's Hariri pays unannounced visit to Erdogan

Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri paid an unannounced visit to Turkey to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Lebanon's PM refuses further questioning over port blast

Premier Hassan Diab has rejected the charges as "politically targeting" the position of prime minister, accusing the prosecutor leading the ...

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Killer of Lebanon's Hariri sentenced to life by UN

Salim Ayyash, was found guilty of murder by the Netherlands-based Special Tribunal for Lebanon over the suicide bombing that killed the Sunni ...

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Lebanese central bank governor refuses to appear before court

Riad Salameh refused to appear before the court when he was summoned to court as part of an investigation into corruption.

Lebanon judge indicts PM, 3 ex-ministers over port blast

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Lebanon judge indicts PM, 3 ex-ministers over port blast

The outgoing premier is among three former ministers who are being indicted over the Beirut port explosion that decimated much of the city.

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Jumblatt signals no movement on Hariri government formation

Lebanon's main Druze politician said there would be no 'white smoke' to signal that a new government formation is in the making.

Lebanon's Hezbollah sues PM's brother over blast accusation

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Lebanon's Hezbollah sues PM's brother over blast accusation

Bahaa Hariri, who lives in exile, is reportedly being sued by Hezbollah, whom he accused of being responsible for the Aug 4 blast.

France's Macron to visit Lebanon for third time: reports

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France's Macron to visit Lebanon for third time: reports

France's Macron will reportedly visit Lebanon for the third time since the 4 August explosion to follow up on the country's progress on promised ...

Killer of Lebanon's <em>Hariri</em> to be sentenced in December

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Killer of Lebanon's Hariri to be sentenced in December

The UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon convicted Salim Ayyash, 57, of the 2005 murder but acquitted three others after a trial that ended on ...

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