Middle East

Lebanese TV host charged with defaming Saudi crown prince

Comedian Hicham Haddad, host of a Lebanese talk show, has become the latest media figure to be caught up in a crackdown on freedom of speech.

Opinion

The Oscar-nominated 'Good Arab' Ziad Doueiri

Film director Ziad Doueiri has adopted a convenient narrative that will probably secure his success in the West.

Halim Shebaya

by Halim Shebaya

Halim Shebaya

Al Jazeera World

Lebanon: Living on the Blue Line

The personal stories of villagers in southern Lebanon about living close to the border with neighbouring Israel.

Lebanon

Massive rubbish tsunami piles up on Beirut beach

Anger erupts as rubbish washes ashore in stark reminder of the rubbish crisis the country has endured for years.

Storm carries massive rubbish pile to shores of Lebanon

Middle East

Why do few Lebanese women make it into parliament?

Female politicians have failed to find their way in parliament, now some are calling for a quota for women.

Why do few Lebanese women make it into parliament?

Middle East

Refugees found frozen in Lebanon near Syria border

Lebanese army says 10 people crossing from Syria into Lebanon died after after snowstorm hit border area.

Refugees found frozen in Lebanon near Syria border

Hamas

Hamas blames Israel as Lebanon car bombing hurts member

Mohammed Hamdan suffers leg injury after a bomb planted in his car detonates in southern Lebanese city of Sidon.

Car bomb blast in Lebanon's Sidon wounds Hamas member

Lebanon

Syrian refugees in Lebanon facing harsh conditions

The living conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon have never been easy. However, the UN has recently said that many refugees are facing a steady decline in living standards.

Saudi Arabia

Lebanese PM Hariri 'pressured to resign' by the Saudis

New York Times report, citing western and Lebanese officials, sheds light on Hariri's alleged detention in Riyadh.

Lebanese PM Hariri 'pressured to resign' by the Saudis

Middle East

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon denied many rights

Life in exile for Palestinians has been particularly hard in Lebanon, where refugees are denied many rights so as not to encourage their resettlement.

Al Jazeera World

Lebanon: The Refugees' Midwife

The human impact of the Syrian war through the eyes of a Lebanese midwife helping pregnant Syrian refugees give birth.

Opinion

The Middle East in 2018: Five issues to watch

From elections, to refugee crises, ISIL, shifting alliances and Jerusalem - instability will mark 2018 in the region.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

Canada

Canada: Lebanese hockey team shoots for international recognition

Canada is the home of hockey, and the country plays host to more than one national team. The Lebanese team is based in Montreal and they are bidding for international recognition.

Lebanon

Palestinians in Lebanon: 'It's like living in a prison'

Trump's controversial Jerusalem decision has compounded the misery of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.

Palestinians in Lebanon: 'It's like living in a prison'

Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief calls for strategy to confront Israel

As thousands rally in Beirut against Trump's Jerusalem move, Hassan Nasrallah vows to renew focus on Palestinian cause.

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to focus on Palestine