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The Lebanese national is alleged to have used stolen passports to garner the trust of his victims.

Yemen, Afghanistan and Syria are the countries most at risk according to the IRC Emergency Watchlist for 2021.

Beirut detains <em>Lebanese</em>-French businessman close to Sarkozy: judicial source

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Beirut detains Lebanese-French businessman close to Sarkozy: judicial source

Lebanon has detained a Lebanese-French businessman who was close to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy.

Lebanon extends Covid-19 <em>general</em> mobilisation period until March

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Lebanon extends Covid-19 general mobilisation period until March

Lebanon has extended the general mobilisation period to March 2021 in efforts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

Leading US diplomat warns more Iran sanctions to come

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Leading US diplomat warns more Iran sanctions to come

The Trump presidency has enacted tough sanctions on Iran.

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Lebanese general visited Syria over missing US journalist

Austin Tice, of Houston, Texas, disappeared at a checkpoint in the contested western Damascus suburb of Daraya on August 14, 2012.

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Lebanon, Israel in third round of sea border talks

Lebanon and Israel have entered into the third round of talks over offshore exploration, though the two countries are technically still at war.

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Lebanon, Israel in new day of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel have entered the day in maritime border talks under UN and US auspices to allow for offshore energy exploration

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Lebanese hostage negotiator vows to return Americans from Syria

Several Americans are missing and believed to be held as hostages in Syria.

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

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 ...

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.

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Rami G. Khouri

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Comment: A year after mass protests reignited the Arab region, Rami Khouri explores how the struggle against corruption and poverty became the ...

Arab world mourns death of Kuwait's 'peace-loving' emir

Diana Alghoul

Arab world mourns death of Kuwait's 'peace-loving' emir

The Arab world rushed to send consonances to Kuwait after its ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah, passed away.

Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

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Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

Lebanon lawyer warns coronavirus-hit prison 'humanitarian time bomb'

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Lebanon lawyer warns coronavirus-hit prison 'humanitarian time bomb'

The head of the Beirut Bar Association warned a novel coronavirus outbreak in crisis-hit Lebanon's largest and most overcrowded prison amounted ...

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Minister, security chiefs to testify in Lebanon blast probe

Judge Fadi Sawan will hear caretaker transport and public works minister Michel Najjar and State Security agency head Tony Saliba on Thursday during the Beirut Blast probe.

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Turkey's 'Saltbae' donates proceeds from Istanbul restaurant to Lebanon

Nusret Gokce has donated thousands of dollars in revenues from his popular Istanbul restaurant to victims of Lebanon's port blast, as part of a ...

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Outgoing Lebanon PM testifies in Beirut port blast

The lead investigator of the Beirut blast heard a testimony from outgoing prime minister Hassan Diab.

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Female activist Kinda Khatib indicted for 'spying for Israel'

A military court in Lebanon has indicted political activist Kinda Khatib on charges of spying for Israel.

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Kareem Shaheen

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

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Hamas chief heads to Beirut for Palestinian factions meeting

Ismail Haniyeh's return to Beirut comes after 27 years.

UN approves resolution that cuts Lebanon peacekeepers

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UN approves resolution that cuts Lebanon peacekeepers

The United States approved a resolution that decreases the troop limit from 15,000 to 13,000.

Yemen in Focus: 'No explosives found' at Aden port

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: 'No explosives found' at Aden port

This week we focus on the result of an investigation into alleged ammonium nitrate at Aden port, Yemen's viral 'water girl' and more.

Israel pushes for changes in UN's Lebanon peacekeeping force

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Israel pushes for changes in UN's Lebanon peacekeeping force

Israel is allegedly working with UN Security Council members to push for tough changes in the way the peacekeeping force deals with the ...

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