Lebanon 'kick queen' protest icon to face trial

2020-02-19 19:41

A woman whose kick to the groin of a Lebanese ministerial bodyguard made her an instant protest icon has been summoned to court and will face trial in November.

Ghosn says Japan minister's comments 'ridiculous': TV

2020-01-09 20:15

Former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn on Thursday slammed as "ridiculous" a call by Japan's justice minister that he return from Lebanon to defend himself against charges of financial misconduct.

Ex-Nissan boss who skipped trial Japan 'had second French passport'

2020-01-02 12:08

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who fled to Lebanon to avoid a Japanese trial, had a second French passport, a source said, as authorities raided his Tokyo residence as part of a probe into the embarrassing security lapse.

Brexit party declines to run for PM | Hong Kong politician's ear bitten off: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-11-04 07:15

Brexit Party leader says he won't run in election | Hong Kong politician's ear partly bitten off as clash ends in bloodbath; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

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.


Street clashes as Lebanon parliament meets to vote on new cabinet

2020-02-11 20:22

Lebanon's parliament met on Tuesday for a confidence vote on a new government as protesters clashed outside with security forces who used teargas and water cannon to disperse them.

Ghosn lawyer feels betrayal, sympathy over tycoon's Japan escape

2020-01-04 19:00

A lawyer for former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said Saturday he felt betrayed by his client's escape from Japan but still understood his act, claiming it resulted from Japan's inhumane justice system.

US synagogue bomb plot | Macron and Xi meet: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-11-05 07:22

Colorado man charged in synagogue bomb plot | Macron and Xi meet in Shanghai; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Lebanese take to the streets for 10th day, defying Hezbollah

2019-10-26 13:37

Demonstrators in Lebanon blocked roads and trickled into streets across the country for a tenth consecutive day Saturday, defying what they said were attempts by Hezbollah to defuse their movement.

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.

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