Lebanon


Brexit letter passed on to EU | Facebook political ads come under fire: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-21 07:24

Brussels passes UK's Brexit delay letter to EU parliament | Warren takes swipe at Mark Zuckerberg over political ads; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Lebanon turns to neighbours for help fighting forest fires

2019-10-16 08:27

Lebanon has turned to its neighbours for help battling forest fires that have ravaged homes and killed a volunteer firefighter in the Mediterranean country, its premier said on Tuesday.

Lebanon cancels gig by gay-friendly band for fear of 'bloodshed'

2019-07-31 10:52

A top Lebanese music festival has been cancelled for security reasons a concert by a band accused of offending Christians, in a move activists decried as an attack on freedom of expression.

WATCH: Sleeping beauty: Art rescues Lebanese buildings

2018-11-02 18:55

A battle-scarred Lebanese hotel - an icon during the country's golden age - has been brought back to life by a British artist.

WATCH: “The most beautiful police in the world” – sexist or sexy?

2018-07-09 11:45

A town in the Middle Eastern country of Lebanon is dressing its young policewomen in shorts.

HRW denounces eviction of Syria refugees in Lebanon

2018-04-20 18:04

Human Rights Watch has criticised Lebanese municipalities for what it called the unjustifiable expulsion of hundreds of Syrians from their homes since 2016, as sentiment against refugees simmers.

Garbage on the beach: Flood of waste stirs uproar in Lebanon

2018-01-23 13:11

Winter storm pushes trash onto Lebanese shore outside Beirut, stirring new outrage over years-old garbage crisis.

Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg's The Post

2018-01-17 14:51

Lebanon's censorship authorities have banned Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama, The Post, because the director is on a regional blacklist for supporting Israel.

Private school in Lebanon regrets showing Israel on a map

2017-12-08 05:18

A private French school in Lebanon has issued an apology following complaints from the parents of a fourth grader that a map in geography class shows Israel, and not Palestine, as the country's southern neighbour, violating the country's laws.

Lebanese PM puts resignation on hold

2017-11-22 17:47

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri has announced that he is putting his resignation on hold to allow time for more consultations.

 

White House acknowledges Ukraine deal | Turkey pauses Syria war: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-18 06:37

White House acknowledges strings attached for Ukraine aid | Turkey agrees with US to pause Syria assault; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

2019-08-25 12:34

Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre.

WATCH: In Lebanon, climate change devours ancient cedar trees

2018-11-28 11:41

High up in Lebanon's mountains, the lifeless grey trunks of dead cedar trees stand stark in the deep green forest, witnesses of the climate change that has ravaged them.

Hundreds of Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon

2018-07-28 15:59

Hundreds of Syrian refugees have started crossing the border from Lebanon - the latest group to return to Syria from its western neighbour.

ISIS commander detained in Lebanon after crossing from Syria

2018-04-25 06:24

Lebanese police say they have detained a Syrian citizen who was a military commander with the Islamic State group in the central Syrian province of Homs.

REVEALED: SA links in US’s Hezbollah terrorism export case

2018-02-20 17:04

South Africa has emerged as a central location in a case involving a controversial Johannesburg-based businessman, who has been accused by the United States of illegally exporting items to Hezbollah, which it classifies as a terrorist organisation.

Lebanon reverses move to ban Steven Spielberg's The Post

2018-01-18 11:34

A cinema manager says Lebanese authorities have reversed a decision to ban Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama The Post.

The year the 'caliphate' collapsed

2017-12-19 12:32

2017 will be remembered as the year the Islamic State group's ultra-violent statehood experiment was terminated, but Iraq and Syria are now left staring at ruined cities and daunting challenges.

Lebanese actor arrested for 'collaborating' with Israel

2017-11-25 13:46

Ziad Itani apprehended by Lebanese security forces for allegedly giving Israel information for assassination plots.

Hariri back in Lebanon after shock resignation

2017-11-22 11:42

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri, back in Beirut for the first time since his shock resignation, is expected to explain his surprise decision and his extended stay in Saudi Arabia.

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