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World - Region
5/19/2022 12:39:04 PM
When Firas Hamdan was injured at a protest near Lebanon's parliament two years ago, the then activist never imagined he would one day return as a lawmaker.

World - Region
5/18/2022 2:05:30 PM
Hezbollah's opponents might rejoice at their loss of majority in parliament but Lebanon's packed political calendar now sets the stage for protracted deadlocks at best or violence at worst.

World - Region
5/17/2022 11:40:00 AM
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies have lost the parliament majority they had held since 2018, according to final results from the Lebanese elections released Tuesday. Hezbollah's most vocal opponents and more than a dozen independents have made gains, the results show.

World - Region
5/16/2022 9:31:08 PM
A lawmaker from the Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Monday warned rivals against becoming "shields for the Israelis", as Lebanon awaits election results likely to weaken the Shia group's bloc.

World - Region
5/16/2022 10:09:28 AM
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies appear to have suffered some losses in this weekend's parliamentary elections, with their opponents gaining more seats and some of their traditional partners not making it into the legislature, early results showed Monday.

World - Region
5/15/2022 10:05:15 AM
Lebanon voted Sunday in its first election since multiple crises dragged it to the brink of failed statehood, a major test for new opposition groups bent on removing the ruling elite.

World - Region
4/25/2022 10:51:51 AM
The Israeli military said it struck Lebanon with artillery fire early Monday after a rocket was fired into Israel.

World - Region
3/10/2022 8:13:26 PM
A UN-backed tribunal on Thursday found two Hezbollah members guilty on appeal for the 2005 death of former Lebanese prime minister Rafic Hariri, saying both were involved in the bombing that killed him.

World - Region
2/23/2022 3:28:50 PM
Lebanon has thwarted a plan by the Islamic State group to carry out three suicide bombings targeting Shia religious compounds in Beirut's southern suburbs, the interior ministry said Wednesday.

World - Region
2/21/2022 2:26:18 PM
Israel on Monday said it successfully tested a new naval air defence system, intercepting a series of threats in what officials called a key layer of protection against Iran and its proxies in the region.

World - Region
2/18/2022 3:22:29 PM
The Israeli military on Friday said it fired interceptor missiles and protectively scrambled warplanes after what it described as a drone launched by Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group crossed its tense northern border.

World - Region
2/17/2022 9:18:45 PM
Israel's army said on Thursday it had shot down a drone sent by Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah that entered Israeli airspace.

World - Region
1/30/2022 10:15:07 AM
Lebanon's foreign minister headed to Kuwait Saturday to deliver answers to a list of policy suggestions made to the country by Persian Gulf nations in an attempt to end an impasse between both sides.

World - Region
1/24/2022 12:14:10 PM
Lebanon's government met on the budget Monday for the first time in more than three months as talks with the International Monetary Fund about the country's economic meltdown were poised to resume.

World - Region
1/15/2022 10:37:55 PM
Lebanese group Hezbollah and its ally the Amal movement said Saturday they were ready to return to government meetings after three months of political deadlock that has exacerbated the country's economic crisis.

World - Region
1/12/2022 10:26:04 PM
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Wednesday called on all political parties to secure a meeting for the council of ministers in a bid to end the political deadlock.

World - Region
1/3/2022 10:40:53 PM
The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group verbally attacked the king of Saudi Arabia on Monday, saying Riyadh helped spread "extremist Islamic ideology" worldwide and is taking the thousands of Lebanese who work in the oil-rich Persian Gulf region "hostage.''

World - Region
12/30/2021 10:35:28 AM
Saudi Arabia's King Salman urged arch-rival Iran on Thursday to end its "negative behaviour" in the region, after Riyadh accused Tehran of aiding Yemeni rebels in launching deadly attacks on his country.

World - Region
12/29/2021 2:58:18 PM
At least people were killed in an Israeli strike on the Syrian port of Latakia, a war monitor said on Wednesday.

World - Region
12/28/2021 3:56:00 PM
Lebanon's prime minister said Tuesday that his government's talks with the International Monetary Fund are inching closer to a ``final formula'' for a draft on an agreement before the end of February.

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