Lebanon

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are protesting

Palestinian refugees say they are victims of 'racist' system and demand legal clarity to their status.

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are protesting

AJ Impact

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 austerity budget

The new budget is expected bring new taxes and cuts in public spending.

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 austerity budget

Middle East

Lebanon's Palestinian refugees protest against labour crackdown

Lebanon's labour ministry says it is enforcing the law to protect Lebanese jobs and denies targeting Palestinians.

Lebanon

Palestinians in Lebanon protest crackdown on unlicensed workers

Critics say the Lebanese government's move targets low-wage Palestinian and Syrian workers and is discriminatory.

Palestinians in Lebanon protest crackdown on unlicensed workers

Middle East

Hezbollah warns Iran able to bombard Israel if war starts

Hezbollah leader Sayed Hassan Nasrallah says Israel would not be 'neutral' if a war starts between the US and Iran.

Hezbollah warns Iran able to bombard Israel if war starts

Opinion

The spectre of a Syrian Srebrenica

The dehumanisation campaign Syrians are facing is strikingly similar to the one that led to the genocide of Bosnians.

Refik Hodzic

by Refik Hodzic

Refik Hodzic

Middle East

Syrian refugees: Lebanon crackdown on undocumented foreign labour

Officials say end goal is to enforce law and protect Lebanese jobs, but activists say Syrian refugees unfairly hit.

Lebanon

Lebanese president regrets US sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers

US Treasury placed Hezbollah parliamentarians on its sanctions blacklist .

Lebanese president regrets US sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers

Hezbollah

US puts Hezbollah MPs in Lebanon on sanctions list for first time

US Treasury announces sanctions on three Hezbollah figures, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament.

US puts Hezbollah MPs in Lebanon on sanctions list for first time

Lebanon

Beirut's last public beach faces creeping privatisation

After losing a large chunk of seafront to a five-star resort, activists fear further encroachment at Ramlet el-Bayda.

Beirut's last public beach faces creeping privatisation

Middle East

HRW condemns Lebanon's 'pressure' on Syrians to leave

Thousands of Syrian refugees have been affected by Lebanon's housing demolition order.

Destruction of Syrian refugees' shelters in Lebanon condemned

Middle East

Lebanon troops demolish Syrian refugee homes as deadline expires

Settlements destroyed in Arsal village after expiry of July 1 ultimatum as aid groups protest and fear more demolitions.

Lebanon troops demolish Syrian refugee homes as deadline expires

Lebanon

Gunmen open fire on Lebanese minister's convoy, killing two

Saleh al-Gharib, the minister of state handling refugee issues, was heading to a village when his convoy was attacked.

Gunmen open fire on Lebanese minister's convoy, killing two

Middle East

Anti-Syrian refugee sentiment rises in Lebanon

Lebanese authorities have ordered the demolition of anything in refugee camps that could be a permanent home.

AJ Impact

With no political deal, is Palestine economic peace just a dream?

Trump administration is promoting $50bn plan to invest in infrastructure of West Bank, Gaza, and neighbouring states.

With no political deal, is Palestine economic peace just a dream?