Demonstrations flare in northern city of Tripoli over the deepening political and economic crisis, sparking clashes with army and leaving at least 19 people wounded.
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.
Lebanon needs financial support from the Arab world, particularly the rich Gulf states, but its continuous political instability has become a hindrance in the way of a bailout.
Lebanese pound hits a new record low in Tuesday trading, adding to Lebanon's economic and financial woes.
Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab pressures politicians to form a new government, saying the country is confronting enormous challenges that no government can face.
Lebanon’s justice minister has appointed judge Tarek Bitar to lead the Investigation into the Beirut port blast.
Lebanon’s authorities publicly promised an investigation into the blast that killed more than 200 people and devastated half the city would take five days, but six months later, the public is still waiting for answers.
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.
Dire projections by the World Bank, including a 19.2 percent drop in gross domestic product this year alone, come as Lebanon suffers its worst economic and financial crisis in its modern history, posing a threat to the country’s stability.
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.
Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his government's resignation following a cabinet meeting in which all the lawmakers reportedly tendered their resignations over the devastating explosion in the capital.
Turkey’s top officials have visited Lebanon’s capital following a massive deadly explosion shaking Beirut this week.
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