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.
Lebanon’s economic and financial crisis has unfolded since late 2019, crippling the import-dependent nation and leaving residents struggling to find fuel, medicines and basic supplies.
Nearly 20 people wounded in clashes between protesters and security forces as economic crisis worsens with pound traded at 17,300-17,500 to US dollar on black market – a record low.
Etel Adnan, the daughter of a Turkish officer and an Ottoman Greek mother, born in Lebanon with roots in Turkey, France and the US, has a colourful and thorough retrospective at Istanbul’s Pera Museum, called ‘Impossible Homecoming.’
Lebanese workers are striking in protests against the country’s lingering economic crisis, which the World Bank sees as among the worst in the world in 150 years.
Experts believe Hezbollah's plan to build energy cooperation with Tehran wouldn't resolve Lebanon's energy crisis but help Iran weaken Beirut's pro-Western government.
The Arab country's economy will shrink by close to 10 percent in 2021, likely to rank in top 10, possibly top 3, most severe crisis episodes globally since mid-19th century, World Bank says.
The Israeli military says that the rockets were landed in the Mediterranean Sea and no casualties reported as it was unclear who was responsible for the attack.
Demonstrators protest lack of proper government to deal with country's debilitating economic crisis.
The economic and financial crisis roiling Lebanon is the gravest threat to its stability since the 15-year civil war ended in 1990.
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