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

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

Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

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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.

'Impunity reigns' one year after Lebanon protests: Amnesty

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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 ...

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

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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 ...

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Lebanon's Hariri to meet parties over French plan

'I will send a delegation to talk with all the main political blocs, to ensure that they are still fully committed' to Macron's initiative, said Hariri after meeting President Aoun.

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Former Lebanese PM Hariri announces candidacy for government formation

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said that he is a possible candidate to lead Lebanon’s government formation, ...

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Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's short-lived PM-designate

Opposition groups representing the protest movement that erupted last year had reportedly rejected Adib's nomination before it was even ...

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France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

Clashes in Beirut 'between supporters of <em>Saad</em> <em>Hariri</em>, brother'

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Clashes in Beirut 'between supporters of Saad Hariri, brother'

Local reports suggesting the violence was sparked between supporters of ex-PM and leader of the Future Movement Saad Hariri ...

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Macron's neo-colonial theatrics throw lifeline to Lebanon's corrupt elite

Comment: The 'new contract' Macron proposes for Lebanon will allow corrupt elites to remain in power, while selling the country out to French ...

Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's new PM-designate

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Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's new PM-designate

Mustapha Adib was nominated to become Lebanon's new prime minister on Monday.

Lebanon diplomat tipped to become country's new PM

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Lebanon diplomat tipped to become country's new PM

Lebanon will start consultations to name a new premier, with the envoy to Berlin emerging as a front-runner ahead of French President Emmanuel ...

Lebanon president calls for proclamation of a secular state

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Lebanon president calls for proclamation of a secular state

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Sunday acknowledged a need to "change the system" and called for the proclamation of a secular state.

Feuding Lebanon factions to unveil PM picks Monday

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Feuding Lebanon factions to unveil PM picks Monday

French President Emmanuel Macron is due to land in Lebanon the same day to hammer home the message of the need for change.

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'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

More than 180 people were killed when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital earlier this month, devastating much of the city and changing thousands of lives.

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Hariri murder verdict disappoints ex-PM supporters in Lebanon

Supporters of the late Rafic Hariri said they were disappointed over the verdict of his assassination.

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Saudi calls for Hezbollah's 'punishment' after Hariri verdict

Saudi Arabia has called for Hezbollah to be punished after Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash over Rafic Hariri's murder.

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Saad Hariri accepts UN tribunal's verdict on father's killing

Saad Hariri said the verdict demonstrated the court's objectivity and 'high credibility'.

Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash guilty of Rafik <em>Hariri</em> assassination: STL

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Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash guilty of Rafik Hariri assassination: STL

Three other Hezbollah members were acquitted of all charges that they also were involved in the killing of Hariri.

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Tribunal starts verdict in Rafik Hariri's 2005 murder

Judges said there was no evidence to directly link Syria -- the former military overlord in Lebanon -- or Hezbollah's leadership to the attack.

UN-backed court to deliver verdicts in <em>Hariri</em> assassination

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UN-backed court to deliver verdicts in Hariri assassination

The verdicts were delayed by nearly two weeks as a mark of respect for victims of Beirut's devastating explosion.

Lebanon's Hezbollah says will ignore <em>Hariri</em> killing verdict

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Lebanon's Hezbollah says will ignore Hariri killing verdict

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is expected to hand down its verdict on Tuesday to four suspects, who were all being tried in absentia and are ...

Facebook donates $2.1 million relief fund to crisis-hit Lebanon

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Facebook donates $2.1 million relief fund to crisis-hit Lebanon

A $2.1 million relief and recovery fund will be sent to Lebanon from Facebook, the social networking giant confirmed on Wednesday.

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