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Claudine and Mireille Aoun, daughters of Lebanon's President Aoun arrive for a state dinner

Lebanese president's daughter 'doesn't mind' conditional peace with Israel

"I defend the interests of my country Lebanon first. Are we required to remain in a state of war?" • Maronite leader: "Lebanon should be the last Arab country to normalize its relations with Israel."

27/10/2020

Lebanese Army discovers more explosive material at Beirut Port - report

Since the explosion, Lebanon's police have arrested 25 people, including the port's head.

12/09/2020
The Lebanese village of Adaisseh is seen on the left-hand-side of the Israel-Lebanon border, as seen

New poll shows Arab News readers do not favor Lebanese peace with Israel

Approximately 57% of the poll respondents did not demonstrate their enthusiasm regarding the idea of having Lebanon signing a peace deal with its Jewish neighbor.

Lebanese President Michel Aoun is seen in Baabda, Lebanon

Lebanese president doesn't rule out possibility of peace with Israel

Concerning whether Lebanon would consider making peace with Israel, Aoun stated "That depends. We have problems with Israel and we have to resolve them first."

16/08/2020

Lebanese journalist: Israel is internationally respected, Lebanon is not

Nadim Koteich lamented the situation in Lebanon, comparing each citizen's portion of the GDP ($360)to Israel's, which he says is $3,600 for each citizen.

A riot police runs for cover during anti government protests in Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanese Step Up Protests Against Economic Hardship, Corruption

The protesters demand that the new government be composed of technocrats rather than politicians representing the country’s many ethnic and religious groups.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
17/12/2019

Lebanon's Hariri reemerges as prime minister candidate as Khatib withdraws

President Michel Aoun responded by postponing until Dec. 16 consultations with lawmakers that had been expected to result in Khatib being named prime minister on Monday.

By REUTERS
08/12/2019
Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri speaks during a news conference in Beirut

Lebanon's PM Hariri wishes to quit, President Aoun searches replacement

Lebanon's president Michel Aoun will hold binding consultations with members of parliament on Thursday to designate the country's next prime minister.

By REUTERS
26/11/2019
Instability in Lebanon

Lebanese Protesters Rise Again

After provocative statements by the president and the killing of a demonstrator by the army, the protest movement is re-energized.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
14/11/2019

Lebanon Hezbollah leader warns of chaos, possible civil war from vacuum

"I am afraid that there are those who want to take our country and generate social, security and political tensions and to take it to civil war," Nasrallah said.

By REUTERS
25/10/2019
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