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June 28, 2020
Lebanon's FM to summon US envoy over comments on Hezbollah
Lebanon’s foreign minister summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beirut over comments she made recently in which she criticized the ...
June 16, 2020
Nasrallah says Lebanon should not observe US Syria sanctions
The head of Hezbollah group on Tuesday said Lebanon should not observe new U.S. sanctions against Syria which he described ...
June 12, 2020
Looming US sanctions shake Syria, hasten economic meltdown
In scenes not witnessed for years in government-controlled parts of Syria, dozens of men and women marched through the ...
May 20, 2020
Cash, long a refuge in uncertain times, now under suspicion
In troubled times, people have been known to hoard currency at home — a financial security blanket against deep uncertainty.
May 12, 2020
Plexiglass houses: Parliaments adapt to the coronavirus age
“Pfft, pfft...” The sound came through loud and clear on Greece’s parliament TV during a change of speakers: the sound of ...
April 30, 2020
Germany raids sites linked to Hezbollah, extends ban
German police raided five sites linked to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, as authorities announced Thursday that they ...
April 28, 2020
Riots in crisis-hit Lebanon reflect growing poverty, despair
Hundreds of protesters in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli clashed with troops until late Tuesday night leaving several ...
April 22, 2020
First virus case recorded in refugee camp in Lebanon
A Palestinian woman from Syria has become the first refugee living in a camp in Lebanon to test positive for the coronavirus, ...
April 21, 2020
Lebanese protests, politics resume with a new, virus twist
Lebanese lawmakers convened Tuesday inside a cavernous Beirut theater so that parliament members could observe social ...
April 17, 2020
Poorer nations face bigger risk in easing virus restrictions
As some wealthier Western nations begin easing coronavirus restrictions, many developing countries, particularly in the ...
April 05, 2020
Jerusalem's Palm Sunday procession scaled back due to virus
A small group of Franciscan monks and Roman Catholic faithful took to the streets of Jerusalem’s Christian Quarter in the Old ...
March 27, 2020
Curfews extended as USAID declares aid suspension in Yemen
As countries across the Middle East tighten restrictions on movement to curb the spread of the coronavirus, a spokesman for ...
March 20, 2020
2 Americans imprisoned in Iran, Lebanon released
An American jailed for months in Lebanon was released from custody Thursday, while a Navy veteran was granted medical ...
March 16, 2020
Virus toll in Iran climbs as lockdowns deepen across Mideast
Iran reported another 129 fatalities from the new coronavirus on Monday, the largest one-day rise in deaths since it began ...
March 15, 2020
Iran reports more than 100 new virus deaths as fears mount
The official leading Iran's response to the new coronavirus acknowledged Sunday that the pandemic could overwhelm health ...
March 05, 2020
Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian two-term UN chief, dies at 100
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, the two-term United Nations secretary-general who brokered a historic cease-fire between Iran and ...
March 02, 2020
Japanese minister in Lebanon, seeks return of fugitive Ghosn
Lebanon's president on Monday suggested to visiting Japanese deputy justice minister that Nissan’s fugitive ex-boss Carlos ...
February 28, 2020
Japan sends vice justice minister to Lebanon on Ghosn case
A Japanese vice minister for justice is heading to Lebanon for talks on the case of former Nissan Motor Co. executive Carlos ...
February 21, 2020
Iran reports 2 more deaths, 13 new cases of new coronavirus
Iranian health authorities Friday reported two more deaths from the new virus that emerged in China and said the fatalities ...
February 04, 2020
Bloodied but determined, Lebanese protesters take stock
At a Beirut hospital ward, five Lebanese protesters with bandaged eyes and faces huddled in a circle, their arms wrapped ...
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