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Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis

Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis

A prominent Lebanese daily Thursday appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis.

Mozambique sues French-Lebanese billionaire over debt scandal

Mozambique sues French-Lebanese billionaire over debt scandal

Mozambique has launched legal action against a French-Lebanese billionaire, Iskandar Safa, whose shipbuilding company is at the heart of a $2 billion debt scandal, officials said Friday.

Qatari composer Dana Alfardan’s musical to debut at world renowned Beiteddine Palace in Lebanon

Qatari composer Dana Alfardan’s musical to debut at world renowned Beiteddine Palace in Lebanon

Critically-acclaimed Qatari musician, composer, songwriter and symphonic artist Dana Alfardan has co-written the musical, Broken Wings, based on the novel by Kahlil Gibran, with Nadim Naaman.

Palestinians protest Lebanon crackdown on unlicensed foreign workers

Palestinians protest Lebanon crackdown on unlicensed foreign workers

A couple of hundred Palestinian refugees protested Tuesday in the streets of Beirut against Lebanon's labour ministry cracking down on businesses employing foreign workers without a permit.

Syrians return to their home city by Lebanese border in state-organised trip

Syrians return to their home city by Lebanese border in state-organised trip

Qusayr, a once bustling commercial hub in western Syria, has not seen any fighting since government troops, with the help of Lebanon's powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah group, drove out Sunni Muslim rebels six years ago.

Iran frees Lebanese IT specialist Zakka

Iran frees Lebanese IT specialist Zakka

A Lebanese businessman detained in Tehran since 2015 on charges of collaborating against Iran arrived in Beirut on Tuesday, after his government secured his release.

Lebanon seizes 800,000 stimulant pills in major drug bust

Lebanon seizes 800,000 stimulant pills in major drug bust

Lebanon's police said Saturday it has seized more than 800,000 pills of the amphetamine-type stimulant captagon worth around $12 million in a bust coordinated with other regional authorities.

Qatar-Lebanon trade volume up 48% to QR787mn in 2018

Qatar-Lebanon trade volume up 48% to QR787mn in 2018

Trade volume between Qatar and Lebanon registered a 48% growth to reach QR787mn in 2018 compared to the QR531mn recorded in 2017, said private sector leader Qatar Chamber in a statement on Sunday.

QC implements relief projects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

QC implements relief projects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Qatar Charity (QC), with support from benefactors in Qatar, has started the implementation of seven new emergency relief projects to provide the winter needs for more than 226,000 refugees in Lebanon ...

UN chief welcomes Amir’s initiative to support refugees

UN chief welcomes Amir’s initiative to support refugees

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the initiative announced by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to allocate $50mn to support Syrian refugees and displaced persons in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Syria

QC implements seven relief projects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

QC implements seven relief projects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Qatar Charity (QC), with support from benefactors in Qatar, has started the implementation of seven new emergency relief projects to provide the winter needs for more than 226,000 refugees in Lebanon in order to help them cope with the cold and snowstorms.

Amir holds phone talk with Aoun

Amir holds phone talk with Aoun

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Monday held telephone conversation with Lebanese President Michel Aoun.