Lebanese government resignation

Lebanon's President vows to see through PM nomination, face anyone blocking reforms

Fractious political leaders, in power for decades, have traded blamed for hindering progress as Lebanon sinks into its worst crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war.

By REUTERS
21/10/2020
Lebanese President Michel Aoun is seen in Baabda, Lebanon

Lebanon's president says consultations on new government start next week

Under the French roadmap, the new government would take steps to tackle corruption and implement reforms needed to trigger billions of dollars of international aid.

By REUTERS
07/10/2020
Mourners hold the body of a boy who died during Thursday's clashes, during his funeral in Khaldeh, L

Gunfire erupts in Lebanese town south of capital, state media says

Last week's clashes in Khaldeh between Sunni Muslims and Shia's, in which a 13-year-old boy was killed, had prompted a flurry of contacts among Lebanese politicians.

By REUTERS
01/09/2020

Two dead in clashes south of Lebanese capital

The Lebanese army and the security source said gunfire was exchanged.

By REUTERS
28/08/2020
The Beirut Port after Tuesday’s explosion that killed at least 157 and wounded more than 5,000

Lebanese MPs meet for first time since blast, US envoy due in Beirut

Senior US official David Hale is expected in Beirut later on Thursday to stress the urgent need for financial and governance reforms, ending endemic corruption and bringing transparency.

By REUTERS
13/08/2020

Lebanon: The tragic story of the Arab world

Lebanon must be considered a failed state, going back to the 1989 Taif agreement to end the civil war.

Lebanese prime minister announces resignation of government

"Today we follow the will of the people in their demand to hold accountable those responsible for the disaster that has been in hiding for seven years, and their desire for real change."

By REUTERS
10/08/2020
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