The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Results from 31 to 40 out of 2242 about "Lebanon"

Abolish Kafala: Lebanon domestic workers protest 'slave like' conditions

25 June, 2018

Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon took to the streets on International Domestic Workers' Day to demand the end of the unjust Kafala system and call for recognition of their rights

Twitter, Facebook shut Hizballah media accounts after Israel threat

24 June, 2018

Facebook and Twitter have shut down accounts run by Lebanese militia Hizballah after an Israeli minister threatened to take legal action if the pages were not blocked.

France calls for sanctions in Italy spat

24 June, 2018

French president has said that European countries that refuse entry to migrants should be fined in an ongoing dispute after Italy refused entry to a migrant ship.

Lebanon PM Hariri says close to forming new government

23 June, 2018

Hariri has met with lawmakers over the make-up of the new coalition, which is expected to include all main parties within Lebanon's sectarian power-sharing system.

A celebration of East-West dialogue through poetry and music

21 June, 2018

Gingko has unveiled an ambitious poetry project, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan, which was in turn inspired by the Persian poet Hafez.

Tunisia commission proposes reforms strengthening women's and LGBT rights

20 June, 2018

Among the proposals are equal inheritance for women and decriminalising homosexuality.

Syrian refugees balance safety and hardship in Lebanon

20 June, 2018

Feature: Amina, a Syrian refugee living in Beirut fled her war-torn home to keep her children safe, but life has not been easy since. Nicholas Frakes meets the young mother.

Lebanon to review decision not to stamp Iranian passports

19 June, 2018

Lebanese ministers are set to review a decision by the country's security agency not to stamp Iranian passports at the airport, an interior ministry source said.

Palestinian refugee agency to cut operations in Gaza

19 June, 2018

Severe US cuts to UNRWA's funding has forced it to defer payment of salaries and suspend some of its operations in the besieged Gaza strip.

One person displaced every two seconds: UN

19 June, 2018

Syria's seven-year conflict has pushed more than 6.3 million people out of the country, the UN said, with Turkey hosting by far the largest number of refugees.

Most Popular

Most Popular