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 A couple prepares to pose for their wedding photos, near the Raouche Rocks in Beirut, Lebanon

As Lebanon collapses, Hezbollah members enjoy extravagant weddings

Social media users expressed outrage at the lavish events that took place despite the extreme conditions much of Lebanon is facing as part of the country's economic crisis.

27/07/2021

What does the new prime minister designate mean for Lebanon? – analysis

Mikati is Lebanon's richest man and was prime minister twice before, but now he faces two troublesome tasks: stymying political gridlock and fixing the disastrous economic situation.

By LAUREN MORGANBESSER
27/07/2021

Businessman Mikati secures votes to be designated Lebanon PM

Mikati received 72 votes out of a total of 118 members of parliament.

By REUTERS
26/07/2021
Lebanese businessman Najib Mikati

Lebanese president meets designated premier: businessman Mikati

Lebanon has been run by a caretaker administration for nearly a year, since a huge blast devastated large parts of Beirut, its currency has collapsed and jobs have vanished.

By REUTERS
26/07/2021

UNICEF: 71% of Lebanon's population risks losing access to safe water

UNICEF said that should the public water supply system collapse, water costs could jump by 200% a month as water would be secured from private water suppliers.

By REUTERS
23/07/2021

The IDF cannot let Lebanon become like Gaza - analysis

Will the residents of Israel’s North live under “tiftufim” and infiltrations?

IDF along the northern border between Israel and Lebanon.

IDF arrests two suspects who infiltrated into Israel from Lebanon

Residents near border initially told to remain indoors. Soldiers have blocked some roads in effort to nab infiltrators.

IDF artillery on the northern border between Israel and Lebanon, July 15, 2021.

Is Iran behind Lebanon rocket fire – and is this the new normal?

We may see more rocket fire from Lebanon in the next months and years ascribed to Palestinian groups in order to give Hezbollah and Iran plausible deniability.

IDF along the northern border between Israel and Lebanon.

PM Bennett: We won't tolerate rocket fire from Lebanon

Two rockets were fired from south Lebanon towards Israel early Tuesday morning, IDF responded with tank fire.

Gantz denies New Yorker report of pushing US to strike Iran

“We should not push America to fight for us,” the defense minister said. "Iran is a regional and global problem."

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