Voter turnout exceeded 50 percent in many regions, says Prime Minister Najib Mikati, who voices hope that the elections would bring a new parliament that helps the country recover from its economic crisis.
On the one year anniversary of the event in August this year, Hezbollah’s leader called the investigation ‘politicised’.
A new report highlights the interconnection of global crises, from severe weather events to epidemics, and pushes for integrated solutions.
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.
The group wanted to show any Israeli air strike would be responded to in "the appropriate and proportional way," says leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah.
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’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.
While headlines around the world have kept warning that Lebanon is ‘on the brink of’ collapse for over a year now, most Lebanese will tell you that their state has already collapsed.
The economic and financial crisis roiling Lebanon is the gravest threat to its stability since the 15-year civil war ended in 1990.
Lebanon's outgoing premier Hassan Diab became one of the first politicians to be indicted along with three ex-ministers over the devastating August 4 blast that killed more than 200 people.
Protests continue in Lebanon despite the resignation of the government following the massive Beirut explosion. The protesters now demand a complete change to a system of power that has long gone unchallenged.
With deaths and injuries on the rise, nations are offering help and people are taking to social media to express solidarity and condolences.
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