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World - Region
8/23/2022 3:24:59 PM
In late April, Hussein Dinnawi, his wife Samar and several dozen other Lebanese, Palestinians and Syrians set off by boat from northern Lebanon under the cover of night, entrusting their fate to smugglers on a treacherous sea voyage in search of better opportunities in Italy.

World - Region
8/23/2022 3:00:16 PM
Telecom price hikes in Lebanon have slashed the number of emergency callers to aid hotlines, limiting access to relief services at a time of unprecedented economic crisis, Mercy Corps said Tuesday.

World - Region
8/23/2022 11:03:57 AM
Another significant section of the devastated Beirut Port silos collapsed on Tuesday morning in a cloud of dust. No injuries were reported _ the area had been long evacuated _ but the collapse was another painful reminder of the horrific August 2020 explosion.

World - Region
8/15/2022 4:54:58 PM
A Syrian Cabinet minister said Monday that Syrian refugees in neighbouring Lebanon can start returning home, where he said they will get all the help they need from authorities.

Egypt - Politics
8/15/2022 4:31:12 PM
The Egyptian leftist Karama Party says that its outgoing and currently Lebanon-based head Ahmed Tantawy was not pressured to quit his position or leave the country.

World - Region
8/14/2022 9:38:19 PM
Israel launched a missile attack on western and central Syria Sunday night, killing three soldiers and wounding three others, the Syrian military said in a statement.

World - Region
8/11/2022 9:20:29 PM
Iraq has agreed to renew a one-year deal to provide Lebanon with fuel for its power plants in exchange for in-kind services, Lebanon's Prime Minister said in a statement Thursday.

World - Region
8/11/2022 1:34:47 PM
A Lebanese man armed with a shotgun broke into a Beirut bank on Thursday, holding employees hostage and threatening to set himself ablaze with gasoline unless he receives his trapped savings, a security official said.

World - Region
8/9/2022 1:38:10 PM
The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group issued a warning Tuesday to archenemy Israel over the two countries' maritime border dispute, saying that ``any arm'' that reaches to steal Lebanon's wealth ``will be cut off.''

World - Region
8/9/2022 11:40:48 AM
Tarek Younes was once solidly middle class and felt he helped contribute to society as an inspector in the Lebanese government's consumer protection agency. But the country's economic free-fall has eroded his income and civic pride.

World - Region
8/9/2022 10:44:35 AM
Shia Muslims in Iraq and Lebanon chanted, paraded and beat their chests on Tuesday as they marked Ashoura, one of the most important dates on the religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/6/2022 9:54:50 PM
The first shipment of Ukrainian grain since Russia's invasion will no longer arrive in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on Sunday as planned, Ukraine's embassy in Beirut said.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/5/2022 4:34:30 PM
The first shipment of Ukrainian grain since Russia's invasion is expected to dock in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on Sunday, state media and Ukraine's embassy said.

World - Region
8/4/2022 9:38:50 AM
Lebanon marks two years Thursday since an apocalyptic blast in Beirut port killed over 200 people, destroyed a large chunk of the city and deepened a painful economic crisis.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/3/2022 12:31:53 PM
The first grain ship to depart Ukraine under a wartime deal was poised to cross through the Bosporus Strait and sail to Lebanon after its cargo was checked and approved Wednesday, Turkish and Ukrainian authorities said.

World - Region
8/1/2022 1:24:30 PM
An American envoy on Monday expressed optimism that Lebanon and Israel could move towards a maritime border deal to settle competing claims over offshore gas fields.

World - Region
7/31/2022 4:42:53 PM
A section of Beirut's massive port grain silos, shredded in the 2020 explosion, collapsed on Sunday after a weekslong fire triggered by grains that had fermented and ignited in the summer heat.

World - Region
7/31/2022 4:14:34 PM
US envoy Amos Hochstein arrived in Beirut Sunday to push talks to resolve a bitter maritime border dispute between Lebanon and Israel over Mediterranean waters with offshore gas fields.

World - Region
7/31/2022 11:39:52 AM
Lebanon's Hezbollah on Sunday aired drone footage of Israeli ships in a disputed gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, highlighting the tension at the center of US-mediated maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel.

World - Region
7/31/2022 10:22:39 AM
In bankrupt Lebanon, Khalil Mansour has to queue for hours every day just to buy bread for his family and some days he can't afford any.

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