Timour Azhari

Timour Azhari

Lebanon

Hassan Nasrallah: Corruption investigators should 'start with us'

Judges should be 'brave' in their pursuit of public officials during graft investigations, Hassan Nasrallah says.

Hassan Nasrallah: Corruption investigators should 'start with us'

Lebanon

Lebanon's central bank chief tries to calm fears over bank system

Trying to restore confidence in country's banking system, central bank head says capital controls are not in the cards.

Lebanon's central bank chief tries to calm fears over bank system

Middle East

Lebanon students skip school as protesters eye state institutions

Demonstrators have demanded politicians be held accountable for economic mismanagement and alleged corruption.

Lebanon students skip school as protesters eye state institutions

Lebanon

Why thousands continue to protest in Lebanon's Tripoli

Severe economic deprivation in the northern city means locals have little reason to return to normal life.

Why thousands continue to protest in Lebanon's Tripoli

Middle East

Lebanon's banks reopen after two-week closure

Orderly queues reflect determination by many Lebanese to return to business as usual in the wake of mass protests.

Lebanon's banks reopen after two-week closure

Lebanon

Lebanon: Eyes on Hezbollah, allies after Hariri resignation

Three scenarios emerge as Prime minister's departure ushers in period of horse-trading among major political players.

Lebanon: Eyes on Hezbollah, allies after Hariri resignation

Middle East

Lebanese protesters celebrate Hariri resignation, but want more

Demonstrators hail prime minister's departure but promise to stay in the streets until all their demands are met.

Lebanese protesters celebrate Hariri resignation, but want more

Lebanon

Comedy, satire and the Lebanese protest movement

Protesters have used comedy to undermine established political actors, including the powerful Hezbollah group.

Comedy, satire and the Lebanese protest movement

Lebanon

Shots fired in Lebanon's Tripoli as army clashes with protesters

The army says it intervened in a clash between protesters and citizens who were trying to drive through a blocked road.

Shots fired in Lebanon's Tripoli as army clashes with protesters

Lebanon

Lebanon protesters weigh army's role amid political crisis

Standoff with troops and concerns over top brass's link to gov't prompt demonstrators to debate army's role in protests.

Lebanon protesters weigh army's role amid political crisis

Lebanon

As protests grow, Lebanese are 'reclaiming' public spaces

In heavily urbanised Beirut, public space is scarce and the amount of green space has steadily shrunk.

As protests grow, Lebanese are 'reclaiming' public spaces

Lebanon

Lebanon reforms 'must start from politicians' bank accounts'

Protesters, angry over lack of jobs and high costs of living, say economic reforms must begin with an end to corruption.

Lebanon reforms 'must start from politicians' bank accounts'