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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/16/2023 12:52:39 PM
Lebanese lawmakers on Friday extended the army chief's mandate, averting a military power vacuum as the country faces spillover of the Israeli war on Gaza without a president or a fully functioning government.

World - Region
7/25/2023 8:52:54 PM
Lebanon's powerful parliament speaker Nabih Berri met Tuesday with French special envoy Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Beirut to help resolve divisions that have left the presidency vacant for nearly nine months.

World - Region
6/6/2023 4:12:52 PM
Former Lebanese President Michel Aoun is set to meet Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in Damascus to discuss enhancing relations, marking his first visit in 14 years, Lebanese media reported.

World - Region
3/6/2023 8:42:48 PM
The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah said Monday the group backs a former Cabinet minister and strong ally to become Lebanon’s next president.

World - Region
12/23/2022 1:58:21 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron called on Lebanon Friday to "get rid" of its political leaders who have for months blocked reforms vital to save its stricken economy.

World - Region
11/10/2022 2:50:33 PM
Lebanon's divided parliament failed Thursday to elect a new president for the fifth time, with the post vacant since the mandate of Michel Aoun expired last month.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/8/2022 9:25:00 PM
Lebanon has entered a new period of constitutional stalemate following the resignation of outgoing president Michel Aoun, writes Rabha Allam

World - Region
11/6/2022 8:25:17 PM
Pope Francis urged Lebanese politicians Sunday to "put aside... personal interests" and come to an agreement on filling a power vacuum in the crisis-hit country, which currently has no president.

World - Region
11/1/2022 6:29:45 PM
Already mired in political and economic crises, Lebanon is now also without a president after Michel Aoun's mandate expired without a successor.

World - Region
10/30/2022 12:49:48 PM
Michel Aoun was vacating Lebanon's presidential palace on Sunday, amid acclaim from his supporters, a day before his mandate expires without a designated successor, threatening a new power vacuum in the crisis-torn country.

World - Region
10/24/2022 1:07:44 PM
Lebanon's parliament failed Monday for a fourth time to elect a successor to President Michel Aoun, with lawmakers divided over a candidate opposed by the powerful Hezbollah movement.

World - Region
10/20/2022 2:06:03 PM
Lebanon's parliament failed Thursday for a third time to elect a successor to President Michel Aoun, stoking fears of a political vacuum after his mandate expires at the end of the month.

World - Region
10/13/2022 8:09:26 PM
Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said Thursday that the cash-strapped country has approved a U.S.-mediated maritime border deal with Israel.

World - Region
10/11/2022 8:25:10 PM
Israeli and Lebanese leaders announced on Tuesday that the final version of the proposal to demarcate the maritime border has been reached.

World - Region
10/10/2022 11:25:49 PM
Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday said he hopes that a deal on border demarcation with Israel would be completed within days.

World - Region
10/4/2022 10:57:16 PM
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Tuesday called for the election of a new president for Lebanon within the constitutional time frame before President Michel Aoun's tenure ends on Oct. 31, a statement by the Council of Ministers reported.

World - Region
10/1/2022 2:50:27 PM
The U.S. ambassador to Lebanon on Saturday delivered a maritime border demarcation proposal to President Michel Aoun and caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Saturday, as negotiations with Israel progress.

World - Region
9/29/2022 6:15:34 PM
Lebanon's parliament failed to elect a new president after a first round of voting Thursday amid deep divisions over a replacement for Michel Aoun whose term expires next month.

World - Region
9/29/2022 12:33:14 PM
The Lebanese parliament met Thursday to elect a new president, with no consensus on a successor to outgoing head of state Michel Aoun despite an unprecedented financial crisis.

World - Region
8/29/2022 4:58:10 PM
The granddaughter of a former Lebanese president Monday announced her bid for the cash-strapped country's upcoming presidential elections on a platform critical of the Iran-backed Shia group Hezbollah.

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