Middle East

Lebanon struggles to protect currency's value

Beirut takes unprecedented measures to safeguard devaluing lira that threatens to worsen country's economic crisis.

Lebanon

Chased by police, Syrian refugee child falls to death in Beirut

Death of shoe polisher Ahmad al-Zoubi, 14, in Verdun set off a controversy that has sent shock waves through the city.

 Chased by police, Syrian refugee child falls to death in Beirut

Arts & Culture

Nadine Labaki's film Capernaum receives Academy Award nod

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki makes Oscars' history as first female Arab filmmaker nominated.

Middle East

'We hardly ever leave': Life in Lebanon's border town of Arsal

Like thousands of other Syrian refugees, Ahmed Bareesh's family endures hardships in Arsal, once an ISIL stronghold.

'We hardly ever leave': Life in Lebanon's border town of Arsal

Middle East

Qatar to bolster Lebanese economy with $500m

Lebanon has the world's third highest public debt compared with GDP and stagnant growth.

Qatar to bolster Lebanese economy with $500m

Middle East

Beirut summit: Arab leaders agree 29-item economic agenda

Participating countries call for establishment of an Arab free trade zone and support countries hosting refugees.

Beirut summit: Arab leaders agree 29-item economic agenda

Lebanon

Arab leaders kick off economic summit in Beirut

Leaders aim to agree on joint statement after discussing Arab free trade zone and effect of Syrian refugees on economy.

Beirut summit: Arab leaders discuss free trade, Syria refugees

Lebanon

Rifts and absences overshadow 'failed' Beirut summit

Qatar and Mauritania to join Arab economic summit, but Palestinian and Egyptian presidents pull out at the last minute.

Rifts and absences overshadow 'failed' Arab summit in Beirut

Lebanon

Lebanon urges Arab League to readmit Syria

Lebanese FM Gebran Bassil calls decision to keep Syria out of upcoming Arab economic summit an 'historic shame'.

Lebanon urges Arab League to readmit Syria

Arab League

Lebanon summit reveals Arab divisions over Syria, Iran

Several heads of state have pulled out of an Arab economic summit in Beirut this weekend.

Lebanon summit reveals Arab divisions over Syria, Iran

Lebanon

'Abandoned, forgotten': Syrian refugees plead for help in Arsal

Refugees struggle to cope as conditions worsen in Lebanon's Arsal, an isolated border town once a stronghold of ISIL.

'Abandoned, forgotten': Syrian refugees plead for help in Arsal

Middle East

Harsh winter takes deadly toll on Syrian refugees

Fifteen children have died in IDP camps in Syria as the freezing winter rages on.

Middle East

In Lebanon's storm-hit camps, Syrians help with relief aid

Syrians help with aid distributions for vulnerable refugee living in camps across Bekaa Valley as more rains hit region.

In Lebanon's storm-hit camps, Syrians help with relief aid

Syrian Refugees

Lebanon's Syrian refugee camps battered by winter storms

Harsh winter weather creates havoc across Lebanon's Syrian refugee camps as more rain and snowfall is expected.

Lebanon's Syrian refugee camps battered by winter storms

Syria's War

'Can't feel my feet anymore': Syrian refugees brave harsh weather

Refugees in Lebanon say they have received little help as rains and flooding have submerged their settlements.

'Can't feel my feet anymore': Syrian refugees brave harsh weather