Lebanon

Lebanon denies Israel's Hezbollah missile sites claim

The Lebanese foreign minister worries that Israel will use the claims as a justification for an attack on Lebanon.

Brazil

Hezbollah 'financier' arrested in Brazil

Assad Ahmad Barakat was arrested in the lawless Triple Frontier area between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.

Hezbollah 'financier' arrested in Brazil

Lebanon

Child dies after refugee boat capsizes off Lebanon

The Lebanese military says 38 refugees were rescued while attempting to reach Cyprus.

Child dies after refugee boat capsizes off Lebanon

Hezbollah

Hezbollah to Israel: 'Precision' missiles now obtained

Taunting Israel, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah boasts about armed group's upgraded military capabilities.

Hezbollah to Israel: 'Precision' missiles now obtained

Middle East

Political uncertainty plunges Lebanon into economic crisis

Officials, economists and bankers warn that political uncertainty is affecting investor confidence.

Opinion

Are the Saudis set to turn up the heat on Lebanon?

Saudi Arabia could easily target Lebanon with another set of measures to destabilise its economy.

Bill Law

by Bill Law

Bill Law

Witness

Letters to a Serial Killer

Can a filmmaker learn who tried to kill her brother in Sweden by corresponding with a racist serial killer, Peter Mangs?

Netherlands

Hariri attends special trial of father's killing

Prosecutors say Rafik Hariri was killed by Hezbollah in 2005 because he opposed Syria's control over Lebanon.

Syria's War

Russia: West obstructing aid to Syria, refugee returns

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accuses the West of pressuring the UN to stay away from reconstruction efforts in Syria.

Lebanese FM: No reason for Syria refugees to stay in Lebanon

Middle East

Lebanon to consider legalising medicinal cannabis

According to the UN, Lebanon is one of the largest producers and exporters of cannabis and now the government wants to stop destroying the crop and cash in on the lucrative market.

Middle East

Political parties in Lebanon struggle to form government

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has yet to form a government, almost three months after parliamentary elections.

People & Power

The State of Lebanon

Amid deepening regional rivalries what does the future hold for Lebanon's long established political dynasties?

Lebanon

Russia has plan for Syrian refugees, UN says return unsafe

Delegation headed by President Vladimir Putin's special envoy on Syria presents a proposal for the return of refugees in Lebanon, where one million registered Syrians are currently live.

Middle East

Lebanese hope open Nassib crossing will help revive businesses

The Nassib crossing, at the Syria-Jordan border, had been closed for years causing billions of dollars in losses.

Middle East

Lebanon economy: Subsidised housing loans suspended

Protesters gathered in Downtown Beirut in condemnation of the government’s failure to provide basic services