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Lebanon records first novel coronavirus death

Lebanon records first novel coronavirus death

A Lebanese man died Tuesday from the novel coronavirus, a health ministry official said, marking the country's first recorded death from an epidemic that has infected 52 people nationwide.

Lebanon to seek IMF technical help

Lebanon to seek IMF technical help

Lebanon will ask the IMF for technical help with a plan to escape financial collapse, including how to restructure its public debt, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday.

Lebanon's new finance minister to meet IMF official

Lebanon's new finance minister to meet IMF official

The new finance minister of debt-saddled Lebanon said he would meet with a senior official from the International Monetary Fund on Saturday for a ‘courtesy visit’ and not bailout talks.

Lebanon and Japan have 40 days to agree on Ghosn's fate

Lebanon and Japan have 40 days to agree on Ghosn's fate

Lebanon and Japan have about 40 days to decide whether ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will be extradited to Japan or stand trial in Lebanon,

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new govt

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new govt

Lebanon ended a painful wait yesterday by unveiling a new cabinet line-up, but the government was promptly scorned by protesters and faces the Herculean task of saving a collapsing economy.

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