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4 Sep
A delegation of high-ranking Lebanese ministers visited Damascus Saturday for talks on importing energy via Syria, the first such official visit since its civil war broke out 10 years ago. Harsh fuel shortages and power cuts inflicted by Lebanon's economic collapse have paralysed businesses like restaurants, shops and industry as well as vital services like…
17 Aug
Hospitals struggled Tuesday to operate amid life-threatening power cuts and telecom outages in the north Lebanon region of Akkar where a fuel tank explosion killed at least 28 people this week.
16 Aug
Lebanon reeled Monday from a deadly explosion that burned alive people desperate to fill plastic containers with fuel in a country sinking ever deeper into darkness and chaos.
4 Aug
Thousands of Lebanese marched Wednesday to mark a year since a cataclysmic explosion ravaged Beirut, protesting impunity over the country's worst peacetime disaster at a time when its economy was already in tatters.
4 Aug
Pope Francis returned to work full-time on Wednesday following a colon operation, urging the international community to help a struggling Lebanon.
2 Aug
Lebanon's newly designated prime minister Najib Mikati said Monday that a cabinet lineup would not be announced by mid-week to coincide with the anniversary of the deadly Beirut port blast.
1 Aug
On August 4, 2020, a fire at the Beirut port ignited one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history. It disfigured the city, took more than 200 lives and shattered Lebanon's psyche.
31 Jul
The European Union said on Friday it was ready to impose sanctions on Lebanon's ruling elite over the political crisis wracking the country, after adopting a legal framework for such measures.
27 Jul
Lebanon's new prime minister-designate Najib Mikati was due to start consultations with leading political parties Tuesday with a view to forming a long-awaited government.
24 Jul
Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has piled pressure on hospitals, leaving them ill-equipped to face any new wave of the coronavirus...
30 May
Pope Francis said Sunday he would invite Lebanon's Christian leaders to the Vatican on July 1 to reflect and pray for "peace and stability" in the stricken Middle Eastern nation. Lebanon is in the throes of a double economic and political crisis. It is experiencing its worst financial downturn since the 1975-1990 civil war, with…
22 Apr
Pope Francis reaffirmed his desire to visit Lebanon in a meeting Thursday with prime minister-designate Saad Hariri, but the latter said it would only happen once a new government was formed.

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