Lebanon hit by major water crisis

Middle East

Lebanon hit by major water crisis

While many parts of the Middle East suffer from low water supplies, Lebanon has long had enough to go around. But the country is facing a water crisis because of poor rainfall, droughts and government mismanagement.

Lebanon

Will Lebanon's new electoral law end the stalemate?

A new draft law for legislative elections staves off another political crisis in Lebanon.

Will Lebanon's new electoral law end the stalemate?

Middle East

Gulf crisis impact felt in Lebanon

As efforts to defuse the diplomatic row between Qatar and other Gulf states ramp up, one Arab country is noticeably silent. Lebanese government leaders have not made any formal statement because they are closely linked to all of the nations involved

Lebanon

Syrian refugees forced into child labour in Lebanon

There are growing concerns over the increasing number of Syrian refugee children being forced to work in Lebanon. Rights groups say that recent restrictions on work permits for adults are making the problem worse.

Al Jazeera World

Lebanon: Fighters to Bikers

Four bikers who fought on different sides of the Lebanese civil war find friendship in the local Harley Davidson Club.

Middle East

Lebanon bans Wonder Woman film over Israeli actress

Interior ministry halts film premier in cinemas because the lead role is played by a former Israeli soldier.

Lebanon bans Wonder Woman film over Israeli actress

Opinion

Xenophobia will not solve Lebanon’s refugee crisis

The Lebanese government should implement policies to curb xenophobia for the sake of both the state and the refugees.

Halim Shebaya

by Halim Shebaya

Halim Shebaya

Middle East

Lebanon calls for ban on Wonder Woman with Israeli lead

Economy ministry says it seeks to ban the latest Wonder Woman film, because its lead actress is an Israeli.

Lebanon calls for ban of Wonder Woman 2017 movie

Al Jazeera World

Lebanon: The Battle of Abra

We investigate an incident highlighting tensions in Lebanese politics, the role of Hezbollah and the sectarian divide.

Middle East

Lebanon battles pollution with first zero-waste project

Lebanon's first zero-waste management programme was launched in 2016 and has helped tackle the country's rubbish crisis. Workers separate recyclables from biodegradable material by hand and natural waste is made into compost.

Middle East

Lebanon's army targets ISIL fighters near Syrian border

Lebanon's military has intensified its crackdown on ISIL fighters in a remote area near the Syria border. It says about 1,500 fighters are still operating near the flashpoint town of Arsal, which was overrun by the armed group in 2014.

Middle East

Lebanese army intensifies crackdown on ISIL fighters

The Lebanese town of Arsal near the Syrian border has been under tight military control since 2014 after fighters from the ISIL group overran it, killing and kidnapping dozens of police officers and soldiers.

Health

Tackling Lebanon's blushes about sex

Sex education is almost non-existent in Lebanese schools – so who is teaching the facts and joys of life instead?

Tackling Lebanon's blushes about sex

Middle East

Activists ramp up pressure on Lebanon's rape law

Calls increase for the repeal of controversial law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims.

Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugee children find a future in freestyle

Qosay and his friends started a rap group called the Homsies, and produced an album with a Scottish aid worker's help.

Syrian refugee children find a future in freestyle

Middle East

Lebanon: Vintage posters offer glimpse of Arab history

One of the Arab world's most extensive collections of vintage film posters can be found in a cellar below Beirut's busiest shopping district.