Gulf Times - Lebanon
Lebanon urgently needs new gov't to avoid collapse: Hariri

Lebanon urgently needs new gov't to avoid collapse: Hariri

Lebanon needs to quickly form a new government to stop a cycle of collapse and worsening economic and security conditions, caretaker prime minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday ...

Lebanon security forces face off against protesters near parliament building

Lebanon security forces face off against protesters near parliament building

Security forces in Beirut fired tear gas and used water cannons on Saturday in clashes with protesters armed with tree branches and sign posts near Lebanon's parliament.

UN official blames politicians for Lebanon "chaos", protesters target banks

UN official blames politicians for Lebanon "chaos", protesters target banks

Lebanese politicians are watching on as the economy collapses and protests turn angry, a senior UN official said on Wednesday, rebuking a ruling elite that has failed to agree a government or rescue plan for a country in deep crisis.

Lebanon bans Ghosn from foreign travel

Lebanon bans Ghosn from foreign travel

Lebanon banned former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn from travel Thursday and asked Japan to hand over his file on financial misconduct charges, as Tokyo urged the fugitive businessman to return.

Ghosn took bullet train to Osaka en route to Lebanon - Kyodo

Ghosn took bullet train to Osaka en route to Lebanon - Kyodo

Former Nissan and Renault boss Carlos Ghosn began his astonishing escape from Japan with a bullet train ride from Tokyo to Osaka, possibly accompanied by several people, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported Monday.

Lebanon receives Interpol arrest warrant for Ghosn

Lebanon receives Interpol arrest warrant for Ghosn

Lebanon received an Interpol arrest warrant on Thursday for former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, while Turkey launched an investigation into his daring escape from Japan via Istanbul.

QRCS brings warmth to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

QRCS brings warmth to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), in partnership with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Lebanese Red Cross, has completed Phase 1 of the thermal insulation of Syrian refugee tents in Lebanon

Ghosn met Lebanese president after fleeing Japan

Ghosn met Lebanese president after fleeing Japan

Fugitive former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn met Lebanon's president after his escape from Japan, where he was smuggled out of house arrest

Ghosn says he escaped 'injustice' in Japan; Lebanon calls arrival a private matter

Ghosn says he escaped 'injustice' in Japan; Lebanon calls arrival a private matter

Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said on Tuesday he had fled to Lebanon to escape a "rigged" justice system in Japan, raising questions about how one of the world's most-recognised executives had slipped away while on bail.

Lebanon protesters shun PM-designate's call for talks

Lebanon protesters shun PM-designate's call for talks

Prominent street leaders Sunday shunned an invitation by Lebanon's prime minister-designate to sit for talks over the formation of a new government

Lebanon delays PM designation as political crisis deepens

Lebanon delays PM designation as political crisis deepens

The nomination of Lebanon's next prime minister was postponed on Monday as new complications surfaced in efforts to agree a government that is urgently needed to pull the country out of a destabilising economic crisis.

Lebanon army says 16 held after night of unrest

Lebanon army says 16 held after night of unrest

Lebanon's army said on Wednesday it detained 16 people during a third night of violence across the country, as tensions increased following more than 40 days of unprecedented protests.