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World - Region
10/15/2021 11:20:11 AM
Lebanon prepared to bury the victims of its deadliest sectarian unrest in years Friday after gunfire gripped central Beirut for hours and revived the ghosts of the civil war.

World - Region
10/14/2021 7:02:38 PM
Bullets riddling residential facades, snipers on roofs, residents crouching inside their homes -- the scenes that filled the streets of Beirut Thursday were all too familiar to many Lebanese.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/14/2021 6:27:49 PM
Egypt urged Thursday all Lebanese parties to exercise self-restraint and refrain from violence to avoid the evils of strife, in the wake of the recent developments in Lebanon that took place on the same day.

World - Region
10/14/2021 4:24:00 PM
Gunfire killed six people and wounded 30 at a Beirut rally organised by the Shia Hezbollah and Amal movements Thursday to demand the dismissal of the lead investigator into last year's port blast.

World - Region
10/14/2021 3:29:31 PM
France on Thursday expressed concern over the deadly unrest that erupted in Lebanon over the investigation into last year's Beirut port blast and urged all parties to calm the situation.

World - Region
10/14/2021 2:14:29 PM
With gun battles breaking out in the Lebanese capital Thursday after shots were fired at protesters, we look at how the apocalyptic blast that devastated the port of Beirut last year has rocked the country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/14/2021 1:06:00 PM
Rolling power cuts that have plunged much of Lebanon into darkness are the latest episode in the country’s ongoing economic crisis.

World - Region
10/14/2021 12:00:00 PM
The Lebanese Army warned on Thursday that it would open fire at anyone firing live rounds, calling on civilians to evacuate an area in a predominantly Shia suburb of Beirut as a rally to demand the dismissal of the Beirut port blast lead investigator left a number of dead and injured.

World - Region
10/14/2021 11:05:00 AM
​A Lebanese court Thursday threw out a request to remove the judge investigating last year's monster port blast as the country braced for escalating tensions over his future.

World - Region
10/13/2021 2:54:58 PM
Hezbollah accused the U.S. on Wednesday of interfering in Lebanon's investigation into last year's massive explosion at the Beirut port, with the aim of implicating the militant group and its allies.

World - Region
10/12/2021 9:26:08 PM
The developments came hours after harsh criticism was leveled against Bitar by Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah. Nasrallah called Bitar's investigation a ``big mistake'' and said it was biased. He asked authorities to remove Bitar

World - Region
10/11/2021 1:52:00 PM
Firefighters in Lebanon put out a huge blaze that raged at a key fuel storage depot Monday to the relief of many in the country gripped by desperate energy shortages.

World - Region
10/10/2021 7:13:49 PM
Jordan's King Abdullah II received Lebanon's prime minister in Amman Sunday, saying his country will stand by the small nation and its people during its worst-ever economic crisis.

World - Region
10/10/2021 3:12:36 PM
Lebanon's electricity grid was back online Sunday after the army supplied fuel to two key power stations that had run out, a minister said, ending almost a day of total blackout.

World - Region
10/9/2021 5:28:11 PM
Lebanon was plunged into a total blackout Saturday after two main power stations went offline because they ran out of fuel, the state electricity corporation said.

World - Region
10/7/2021 1:57:15 PM
Iran's foreign minister said he discussed with officials in Beirut Thursday the ``positive'' effects of ongoing talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and blamed foreign troops based in the Middle East for regional instability.

World - Region
10/6/2021 6:23:43 PM
The foreign minister of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus on Wednesday urged Lebanon's new government to implement reforms quickly, in order for the international community to unlock aid to crisis-stricken Lebanon.

Business - Energy
10/5/2021 9:04:23 PM
Egypt is set to commence with exporting gas to Lebanon soon as part of a previously agreed upon roadmap to ease Lebanon's power crisis, the two countries' energy ministers said on Tuesday after two-day talks in Cairo.

World - Region
10/4/2021 3:46:58 PM
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said that the ministerial committee responsible for following up communications and negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) started its virtual meetings over the past few days with the international fund.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/4/2021 10:20:00 AM
Lebanon fears a total nationwide blackout by the end of September.

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