Lebanon

Defiant, Lebanon's Hariri says deal with Aoun is 'history'

Former prime minister says his party is 'here to stay' in first public speech since resigning in October amid protests.

Defiant, Lebanon's Hariri says deal with Aoun is 'history'

Middle East

Lebanon gov't wins Parliament's confidence vote despite protests

Parliament backs cabinet and financial plans of PM Hassan Diab in vote held despite attempts by protesters to block it.

Lebanon gov't wins Parliament's confidence vote despite protests

Lebanon

The Syrian women and girls sold into sexual slavery in Lebanon

Syria's refugee crisis has shone a light on sex trafficking in Lebanon, where victims are often treated as criminals.

The Syrian women and girls sold into sexual slavery in Lebanon

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Lawyers claim Ghosn took millions from Nissan-Mitsubishi venture

Carlos Ghosn has denied any wrongdoing and launched court cases against the companies, arguing he was fired unlawfully.

Lawyers claim Ghosn took millions from Nissan-Mitsubishi venture

Middle East

Women call for rights, lead change in Lebanon protests

Grassroots women's groups in Lebanon demand more rights and call for recognition of marginalised groups.

Middle East

Snow worsens conditions for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

There is rising hostility towards refugees, who are often blamed for making Lebanon’s economic crisis worse.

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Lebanon: New cabinet approves financial rescue plan

Lebanon is grappling with pending debt repayments, soaring inflation and foundering confidence in the country's banks.

Lebanon: New cabinet approves financial rescue plan

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Lebanon's economic crisis felt in city of Tripoli

World Bank has warned poverty will rise by a further 50 percent if financial crisis continues.

Middle East

Plight of migrant workers in Lebanon worsens

Around 250,000 migrant workers in Lebanon are excluded from labour-law protections, putting them at risk of exploitation and abuse.

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'Not legal' but necessary: Lebanon's banks tighten restrictions

Lebanon's banks further restrict US dollar withdrawals as country's financial and economic crisis deepens.

'Not legal' but necessary: Lebanon's banks tighten restrictions

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Why have people in Lebanon refused to end their protests even after a new government was announced?

Middle East

Lebanon: Protesters gather in Tripoli against poverty, corruption

Impoverished and ignored, Tripoli rises to become the heart of Lebanon's anti-government protest movement.

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With jobs scarce, Lebanon's labour minister pushes low-wage work

Lamia Yammine says the unemployed should take restaurant and other low-paying jobs they 'usually wouldn't work in'.

With jobs scarce, Lebanon's labour minister pushes low-wage work

Lebanon

Trump's Middle East plan leaves Palestinians in Lebanon hopeless

Palestinian refugees in Lebanese camps pessimistic as Trump's 'deal of the century' includes no right of return.

Trump's Middle East plan leaves Palestinians in Lebanon hopeless

Opinion

Lebanon's protests: The limit of rage

A zero-sum approach to Lebanese politics will undermine the protest movement.

Habib Battah

by Habib Battah

Habib Battah