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Hezbollah Cements Dominance in Lebanon After General Election

The Iran-backed Hezbollah group was poised to seal its dominance of Lebanese politics on Monday as its main foe Prime Minister Saad Hariri conceded heavy losses in the general election.

500 Syrian Refugees Leave Southern Lebanon to Return Home

Around 500 Syrian refugees left southern Lebanon on Wednesday under an agreement between authorities in Beirut and Damascus that provides for their return to their home country.

Officials: 10 Syrians Die of Cold Trying to Flee into Lebanon

Ten Syrians have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon after they were caught in a fierce snowstorm.

Lebanese Journalist Hanin Ghaddar Jailed for Six Months

Lebanese journalist Hanin Ghaddar has been sentenced to 6 months in prison for comments that she made against the Lebanese military.

Syrian Refugee Sets Himself Ablaze at UN Office in Lebanon

Syrian refugee Ryad Khalaf Zibou set himself on fire in protest of U.N. that was cut off to his family. Thousands of refugees still live in extreme poverty.

Lebanon Conducts First-Ever Census of Palestinian Refugees

More than 174,000 Palestinian refugees live in Lebanon, authorities announced after the first-ever census of its kind in the country.

Over Half of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Live in Extreme Poverty

More than half of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon are living in extreme poverty, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

World Leaders to ‘Re-Legitimize’ Lebanon’s Hariri at Paris Talks

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday warned regional powers against meddling in Lebanon at a international meeting aimed at fending off pressure on the fragile country from rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri May Withdraw Resignation Next Week

Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri said on Wednesday he may withdraw his resignation next week, if matters remain “positive” and the trend continues.

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold to give way for more consultations.

Lebanon Prime Minister Hariri Returns to Beirut

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in Lebanon from Cyprus on Tuesday night, more than two weeks after his shocking resignation.

Lebanon’s Prime Minister to Arrive in Beirut Within Days After Saudi...

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday he will return home in the coming days after a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia.

France Says Hariri Accepts invitation, Will Come Within Days

The French president's office said Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri accepted an invitation to come to France after his surprise resignation that rattled the region.

Lebanon Considers Prime Minister Hariri ‘Detained’ in Saudi Arabia: Aoun

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday that the government considers former premier Saad Hariri to be detained in Saudi Arabia.

Resigned Lebanon Prime Minister Vows to Return to Beirut ‘Soon’

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri pledged on Sunday he would return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia "very soon," in his first interview since his resignation.

Egypt’s Top Official to Tour Gulf Pushing for Political Solution to...

Egypt's Foreign Minister will embark on a Gulf tour to push for a political solution as tensions rise between Saudi Arabia, Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah.

Tillerson: US Cautions Against Using Lebanon for ‘Proxy Conflicts’

U.S. warned other countries against using Lebanon for "proxy conflicts" amid a crisis triggered by the its prime minister's resignation.

Saudi Arabia Warns Citizens to Leave Lebanon Immediately

Saudi Arabia issued a travel warning on Thursday urging its nationals to leave Lebanon immediately. The warning also told Saudi nationals not to travel to Lebanon. Kuwait...

Citing Threats to His Life, Lebanese PM Hariri Resigns

Citing Iran's "grip" on the country and threats to his life, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, a critic of Shiite group Hezbollah, resigned on Saturday.

Lebanon Intensifies War Against ISIS On Syrian Border

Lebanon has escalated its war against Sunni extremists in its troubled border region with Syria, launching a full-scale assault on radical groups, including the...

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