Massive fires took over Lebanon’s pine-tree covered mountains, forcing citizens in Al Shouf District to evacuate their homes on Monday night.
Demonstrators and police clashed in Lebanon on Thursday as thousands of people rallied against the government’s handling of an economic crisis, in one of the biggest protests the country has seen in years.
Tear gas and water cannon fired as forces clear major highways; UAE, Saudi, Kuwait and Egypt issue travel advisories
After protesters marched in Beirut, Tripoli and other cities, Samir Geagea, head of the Lebanese forces party, said his group was resigning from the government.
A prominent Lebanese daily on Thursday appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country’s lingering political crisis.
The UAE embassy in Beirut organised a panel discussion and workshop, entitled, "Pardon when you are powerful," targeting 50 students at the Al Othman Mosque, attended by Fahad Al Kaabi, Acting Charge D'Affaires at the UAE embassy in Lebanon, and a representative of the Grand Mufti of Lebanon, Sheikh Abdulatif Daryan.
Thousands of high school students across Lebanon skipped classes on Friday for a third day in a row to carry on the flame of the country’s anti-graft movement.
Demonstrators in Lebanon tried to block key roads on Monday after a weekend of mass rallies confirmed that political promises had failed to extinguish the unprecedented protest movement.
A man was killed by a Lebanese soldier during Tuesday night protests, marking the first such fatality since nationwide demonstrations engulfed the country on Oct. 17.