By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
He cited "key differences" with the country's president, Michel Aoun, as he announced his decision on Thursday. The development is likely to plunge Lebanon further into chaos and uncertainty.
By Sarah El Deeb, Fay Abuelgasim, Associated Press
Demonstrators gathered Tuesday outside the home of Lebanon's caretaker interior minister demanding an end to what they say is obstruction of the investigation into one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history.
Lebanon's caretaker prime minister is warning that the country is hurtling toward a "social explosion" and appealed on the international community for assistance to prevent the demise of the nation facing multiple crises.
Lebanon's president and prime minister-designate have traded barbs, escalating a war of words that has for months obstructed the formation of a new government in a country hit by a devastating economic and financial crisis.
By Leila Molana-Allen
For the past decade, Syria has been engaged in a bitter civil war with no end in sight. The conflict has forced hundreds of thousands of Syrians to flee their home country, seeking refuge in towns across the border. On…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, a task force called for extensive changes in U.S. Capitol security including a quick-reaction force and a permanent, retractable fence. Also, President Biden ordered a review of how colleges and universities handle sexual assaults, demonstrations…
Protests erupted again this week in Lebanon, as a spiraling currency crisis led to violence in the streets. A strict COVID-19 lockdown has crushed the economy, causing many Lebanese to go months without an income. And as special correspondent Leila…
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Protests have broken out in different parts of Lebanon with roads closed by demonstrators who burned tires amid a worsening economic crisis and lack of progress on the formation of a new Cabinet.
It's been six months since a massive fertilizer explosion at the Port of Beirut tore through the city, leaving hundreds dead and catastrophic destruction. Lebanon was already mired in a deep economic crisis before the blast, and is now experiencing…
By Fadi Tawil, Zeina Karam, Associated Press
Lebanese security forces fired volleys of tear gas at rock-throwing youth in the northern city of Tripoli on Thursday amid outrage over the country’s coronavirus lockdown and inaction of the political class in the face of economic collapse.
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