Security forces fired tear gas amid confrontations in central Beirut that went into Monday morning between Hezbollah supporters and demonstrators protesting against Lebanon’s political elite.
Hariri quit on Oct. 29, prompted by protests against the corruption of Lebanon's ruling elite. The protests have continued since then and Lebanon is in dire need of a new government to start tackling an economic crisis.
The American University of Beirut, the region’s oldest and most prestigious foreign institution of higher learning, is facing three existential challenges: the collapse of Lebanon’s economy,
After several months of daily solo work, environmental activist Caroline Chaptini, a Lebanese national set another Guinness World Records title, having put together the largest bottle cap mosaic in a public park.
Scuffles with security forces broke out in several locations on Thursday night as people spontaneously took to the streets after the pound tumbled to a new low against the dollar.
Another part of the Beirut’s giant port grain silos collapsed on Thursday causing a huge cloud of dust. Coincidently, Thursday happens to be the 2nd anniversary of a massive explosion two years ago in Beirut.
Local media reported that the 42-year-old Lebanese, Basem Hussein, booked a number of employees and citizens inside the Federil Bank in Hamra Street, central Beirut, by force of arms.
A woman who lives near the crime scene said that the perpetrator suffers from schizophrenia, adding that his mother had "presented him to a cleric two weeks ago, but his condition did not improve."
A video of a popular children's song in Lebanon has gone viral on social media after protesters in Beirut spontaneously sang the hit number to calm a toddler caught in the midst of noisy demonstrations. The boy has watched the full performance wide-eyed.