AJ Impact

Decision time: Lebanon faces significant debt crunch

The government faces three options as its debt repayment deadline looms: default, restructure or repay.

Decision time: Lebanon faces significant debt crunch

Inside Story

Who can lead Lebanon out of political crisis?

As prime minister's post remains vacant, deadlock is widening sectarian divide, leading to rise in violence.

Lebanon

Lebanon: Protesters cautious after clashes with sectarian groups

Demonstrations recently turned violent after supporters of the two Shia groups attacked protesters on Sunday.

Lebanon: Protesters cautious after clashes with sectarian groups

Middle East

Lebanese face off at civil war flashpoint as tensions rise

Third night of clashes between party supporters and protesters threatens largely peaceful Lebanon rallies.

Lebanese face off at civil war flashpoint as tensions rise

Lebanon

Lebanon's Saad Hariri says he does not want to be next PM

Former prime minister hopeful President Aoun will designate new leader amid political deadlock in protest-hit Lebanon.

Lebanon's Saad Hariri says he does not want to be next PM

Lebanon

Older Lebanese wary as anti-government protests at a stalemate

More than a month after protesters took to the streets in Lebanon, some older people worry about what happens next.

Older Lebanese wary as anti-government protests at a stalemate

Opinion

Are the Arab revolutions back?

This latest wave of protests in the Middle East shows the revolutionary momentum of 2011 never died out.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Lebanon

Second night of clashes in Lebanon amid anti-gov't protests

Hezbollah and Amal supporters reportedly attack demonstrators in Beirut and southern town of Tyre.

Second night of clashes in Lebanon amid anti-gov't protests

Lebanon

Lebanon protesters defiant despite Hezbollah confrontation

Demonstrators demanding a complete government overhaul were attacked by Hezbollah supporters on Sunday.

Middle East

US dollar shortage and Lebanon's economic crisis

Several businesses have closed and many people lost their jobs, causing fears about the country's economic future.

Middle East

Lebanon protesters and Hezbollah, Amal supporters clash in Beirut

Hezbollah and Amal were represented in the government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri who quit last month.

Lebanon protesters and Hezbollah, Amal supporters clash in Beirut

Lebanon

Defiant protesters hold rival parade on Lebanon independence day

Separate parades held by politicians and demonstrators, as thousands of civilians march through the centre of Beirut.

Defiant protesters hold rival parade on Lebanon independence day

Lebanon

'Revolution fist', symbol of Lebanon's uprising, set alight

Protesters promise to replace fist on Beirut's Martyrs' Square, after man destroys symbol of uprising with petrol bomb.

'Revolution fist', symbol of Lebanon's uprising, set alight

Refugees

Ahlan Simsim: Sesame Street's Arabic show to debut in Middle East

Ahlan Simsim is part of an initiative aimed at giving millions of refugee children in the region a learning programme.

Ahlan Simsim: Sesame Street's Arabic show to debut in Middle East

Lebanon

Protesters celebrate as Lebanon parliament session postponed

Demonstrators had sought to prevent MPs attending the planned session, which, they say, neglected protesters' demands.

Protesters celebrate as Lebanon parliament session postponed