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President Michel Aoun named Hariri to form a new cabinet to lift the country out of crisis after most parliamentary blocs backed his nomination.

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun is holding meetings with the country's parliamentarians to name a new prime minister.

Lebanon's exit from crisis hinges on new PM: president

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Lebanon's exit from crisis hinges on new PM: president

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said the country's next prime minister will have to lead reforms and battle corruption.

Lebanon bemoans lack of blast satellite images

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Lebanon bemoans lack of blast satellite images

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

France's 'enraged' Macron 'washes hands of Lebanon'

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France's 'enraged' Macron 'washes hands of Lebanon'

France's Emmanuel Macron has reportedly ended efforts to find a solution to Lebanon's financial and political crisis.

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Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

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

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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.

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Surge in deadly crossings from crisis-hit Lebanon

A children's charity has found an increase in Lebanese attempting the dangerous crossing into Cyprus.

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'Impunity reigns' one year after Lebanon protests: Amnesty

Amnesty International has urged Lebanese authorities to end harassment of activists and journalists, as well as the use of force against ...

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.

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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 which destroyed ...

Funding shortage cuts aid to 4 million Yemenis: UN

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Funding shortage cuts aid to 4 million Yemenis: UN

Experts are increasingly worried that 'the window to prevent famine' in Yemen in closing quickly.

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 ...

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

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 ...

Seven shot dead during east Sudan protest: medics

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Seven shot dead during east Sudan protest: medics

Seven people were shot during a demonstration in eastern Sudan.

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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.

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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 ...

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.

Turkey vows to give Greece 'answer it deserves'

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Turkey vows to give Greece 'answer it deserves'

Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to give Greece the "answer it deserves" over their energy dispute in the contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean

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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 series ...

Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

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Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

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

Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

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Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

Lebanon will only discuss the maritime border dispute with Israel in indirect talks tomorrow, Aoun said, ruling out the possibility of ...

Lebanon reopens schools despite jump in coronavirus cases

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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.

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