Lebanon

Lebanon speaker says Israel gave no proof of border tunnels

A close Hezbollah ally, Speaker Nabih Berri says his country's request for tunnel coordinates went unanswered.

Lebanon speaker says Israel gave no proof of border tunnels

Israel

Israel launches military operation against 'Hezbollah tunnels'

Israeli army says it is destroying tunnels allegedly dug from Lebanon but that it will stay on its side of the border.

Israel launches military operation against 'Hezbollah tunnels'

Lebanon

Lebanon's new cabinet: What's the hold up?

Six months after general election, parties are still wrangling for ministerial posts to form a new government.

Lebanon in stalemate over new cabinet: What's the hold up?

Lebanon

Lebanese Forces says will join new Lebanese government

Christian party to join new government led by Saad Hariri, clearing way for agreement five months after elections.

Lebanon: 'Breakthrough' on forming unity government

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

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

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.

People & Power

The State of Lebanon

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

Lebanon

Lebanon parliament re-elects Hezbollah ally as speaker

Nabih Berri held the position of assembly speaker since 1992, with the focus now shifting to who will be prime minister.

Lebanon's new parliament re-elects Hezbollah ally as speaker

Lebanon

Analysis: What's next for Hezbollah in Syria?

Will the Lebanese group stick around in Syria, and how will it repair its image among ordinary citizens?

Analysis: What's next for Hezbollah in Syria?

Morocco

Morocco accuses Algeria of supporting Iran in Western Sahara feud

Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita says Algeria provided 'operational support' to Iran but expressed desire for dialogue.

Morocco accuses Algeria of supporting Iran in Western Sahara feud

Opinion

Lebanon re-elects its political status quo

Following the long-awaited election, the same old political elites continue to dominate Lebanon's political scene.

Lina Khatib

by Lina Khatib

Lina Khatib

Middle East

Lebanon's politicians scramble to preserve status quo

Bizarre alliances competing for one eastern city's seven seats reflect manoeuvring for votes in parliamentary elections.

In Lebanon's Zahle, elections are local

Interactive

All you need to know about Lebanon's elections

Lebanon heads to general elections for the first time in nine years.

Lebanon elections 2018: Politics as usual