Hassan Nasrallah discloses size of his Shia group for the first time while warning head of right-wing Christian party, Samir Geagea, against igniting civil war in the small Arab country.
Seven people died and dozens were wounded when violence erupted Thursday following a rally by Shia Muslim protesters demanding the dismissal of the judge investigating last year's devastating Beirut port blast.
Lebanese government declares day of mourning following Beirut’s deadly armed clashes that killed six people amid one of the world’s worst economic crises of the past 150 years.
Lebanese TV aired images of men carrying rifles and heavy weaponry as the army reported “bursts of gunfire in Tayouneh–Badaro,” a few blocks from where protesters had gathered moments earlier to demand Judge Bitar’s removal.
On the one year anniversary of the event in August this year, Hezbollah’s leader called the investigation ‘politicised’.
Government formation ends a 13-month vacuum that saw the Arab country slide deeper into one of the worst crises in its history.
The cash-strapped country is now looking towards Iran to meet some of its energy needs.
But the militant group's opponents have warned that the move can invite US sanctions on a country that's already reeling under an economic crisis.
These tragedies in Lebanon today are the most recent symptoms of a national emergency rooted in the culture of corruption in all facets of government.
Lebanon’s political elite has been accused of corruption and mismanagement that led to August 4, 2020 explosion in which more than 214 people died.
The bloc said it is ready to impose sanctions on Lebanon's ruling elite, including a travel ban and asset freeze, for obstructing the process of forming a functioning government.
Lebanon PM-designate, Saad Hariri, resigns nine months after taking the post, citing difference of opinion with President Aoun over forming a government as country suffers an unprecedented economic crisis.
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