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Lebanon leaders call for unity following political, sectarian tensions

02 February, 2018

Officials from Lebanon's two main Shia parties visited a Christian village Friday, in a bid to end political tensions many feared could spiral into sectarian division.

Leaked video 'insulting' Hizballah ally causes storm in Lebanon

29 January, 2018

Lebanon has been thrown into a fresh political crisis after a video emerged showing the foreign minister calling Lebanon’s powerful parliament speaker a “thug” in a closed meeting.

What's stopping Lebanese expats voting from abroad?

12 December, 2017

Analysis: Lebanese citizens living abroad can now vote in the country's parliamentary elections, but the response so far has been mixed, writes Richard Salamé.

Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

10 December, 2017

Lebanon has suggested Arab nations should slap economic sanctions on Washington over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US embassy to the contested city.

'Iranian aggression' slammed during emergency Arab League meeting

19 November, 2017

Arab foreign ministers slammed Iran and its allies during an emergency Arab League meeting in Cairo on Sunday, as regional tensions continue to simmer.

Bahrain foreign minister says Lebanon under Hizballah's 'total control'

19 November, 2017

Bahrain's foreign minister said on Sunday that Lebanon is under the 'total control' of Hizballah, in a speech at an Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia.

Lebanon foreign minister to boycott Arab League's Iran summit

19 November, 2017

Lebanon's foreign minister will not attend an Arab League meeting on Sunday called by Saudi Arabia to discuss 'violations' committed by Iran in the region.

After IS, a new tug-of-war in Lebanon and Iraq

17 November, 2017

Comment: In Lebanon and Iraq, non state actors loyal to Iran are impossible to dismantle in the absence of a regional agreement, writes Mona Alami.

Lebanese president demands Riyadh explains Hariri's absence

11 November, 2017

Lebanese President Michel Aoun urged Saudi Arabia on Saturday to explain why Saad Hariri had not returned to Beirut since his surprise resignation as prime minister a week ago.

Hariri not being held against his will: French minister

10 November, 2017

Speculation that Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being held against his will in Saudi Arabia has been rebuffed by France, while the US has declined to comment.

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