Gulf Times - Lebanon
Lebanon army cracks down on protests as government bickers

Lebanon army cracks down on protests as government bickers

The Lebanese army moved to end a wave of protests against tax increases and alleged official corruption Saturday as the fragile governing coalition fractured over promised economic reforms.

Embassy cautions Qataris in Lebanon

Embassy cautions Qataris in Lebanon

The embassy of Qatar in the Lebanese capital Beirut has called on Qatari citizens to wait and avoid travelling to Lebanon for the time being due to developments to preserve their safety.

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite, graft grows

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite, graft grows

Tens of thousands of angry protesters blocked roads and burned tyres across Lebanon for a second day on Friday, demanding the demise of a political elite they say looted the economy

Qatar, Lebanon vow to strengthen business relations

Qatar, Lebanon vow to strengthen business relations

Qatar and Lebanon on Monday affirmed their joint commitment to strengthening relations between the two nations and also explored potential areas of co-operation in the field of energy.

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire after week of tensions

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire after week of tensions

Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border after a week of rising tensions, sparking fears of an escalation and prompting concern from world powers.

Confusion as Turkey says Iranian tanker now headed toward Lebanon

Confusion as Turkey says Iranian tanker now headed toward Lebanon

Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian tanker at the centre of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters after changing course several times

Lebanese troops fire at Israeli drone in south Lebanon

Lebanese troops fire at Israeli drone in south Lebanon

The Lebanese army opened fire at an Israeli drone in south Lebanon on Wednesday, two Lebanese security sources and local media said.

Lebanon says Israel drone attack 'declaration of war'

Lebanon says Israel drone attack 'declaration of war'

Lebanon's president on Monday said an Israeli drone attack on Beirut at the weekend was a "declaration of war" that justified a military response.

Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

Lebanese group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre.

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.