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Lebanon on edge after deadly sectarian flare-up

Lebanon on edge after deadly sectarian flare-up

Lebanon prepared to bury the victims of its deadliest sectarian unrest in years Friday after gunfire gripped central Beirut for hours and revived the ghosts of the civil war.

Lebanon battles wildfires for third straight day

Lebanon battles wildfires for third straight day

Lebanon battled rapidly spreading wildfires for a third straight day Friday after they destroyed pine forests and threatened homes in northern areas.

Lebanon's cash-strapped army sells helicopter rides during economic crisis

Lebanon's cash-strapped army sells helicopter rides during economic crisis

Hit by the collapse of Lebanon's economy, the army has started selling rides on its helicopters to finance their maintenance, a measure of the depth of the financial troubles facing the country.

Lebanon is 'days away' from social explosion, PM Diab warns

Lebanon is 'days away' from social explosion, PM Diab warns

Lebanon is a few days away from a social explosion, caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab warned on Tuesday, calling on the international community to save a country in deep economic crisis.

Alhelwe's strike helps Lebanon beat spirited Djibouti

Alhelwe's strike helps Lebanon beat spirited Djibouti

Hilal Alhelwe's strike earned Lebanon a 1-0 win over Djibouti and a place in the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 main draw Wednesday.

Work from car: Long queues for fuel force Lebanese to adapt

Work from car: Long queues for fuel force Lebanese to adapt

Stuck in a stationary queue of cars waiting for fuel in Beirut, game designer Ali Kattouaa works the phone to make the most of the long holdup.

Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

At the inaugural ceremony in 1929 of the Academy Awards, the best director nominees for the Academy Award of Merit were all male. Lina Wertmüller was the first female director to be nominated, 48 years later.

Qatar Airways Cargo transports 390,000 vaccine doses from China to Lebanon, Jordan

Qatar Airways Cargo transports 390,000 vaccine doses from China to Lebanon, Jordan

A batch of 200,000 doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine was transported from China to Lebanon and Jordan on Qatar Airways Cargo flights.

Lebanon launches first electric car despite crisis

Lebanon launches first electric car despite crisis

A Lebanon-made electric car made its debut Saturday, the first time the Mediterranean country has manufactured an automobile, despite struggling amid a dire economic crisis with frequent power cuts.

Qatar Charity launches third phase of Qatar Relief Convoys in Lebanon

Qatar Charity launches third phase of Qatar Relief Convoys in Lebanon

Qatar Charity has launched the third phase of Qatar Relief Convoys in Lebanon to deliver relief aid and winter supplies to Syrian refugees camps in Arsal in order to meet urgent needs and alleviate their suffering ...

 Qatar to stand by Lebanon, urges continued support

Qatar to stand by Lebanon, urges continued support

Qatar will not hesitate to stand by the brotherly Republic of Lebanon, HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi said at an international conference in support of the Lebanese people held on Wednesday at the level of heads of states and governments.

Lebanon hires firm to clear dangerous material from shattered Beirut port

Lebanon hires firm to clear dangerous material from shattered Beirut port

Lebanon's authorities signed a contract this month with a German company to clear dangerous material stored for more than a decade at Beirut port, the site of a seismic blast in August that killed about 200 people and wrecked swathes of the capital.