WASHINGTON Business as usual in Lebanon is unacceptable and any new government must be committed to - and capable of implementing - reforms that bring economic opportunity, good governance and an end to endemic corruption, a top U.S. diplomat said on Thursday.
BEIRUT A year after Lebanon was rocked by huge protests against its entrenched ruling elite, politicians have picked the same prime minister who was pushed out then to lead it out of crisis now.
BEIRUT Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday he would fulfill his duty in designating a prime minister but put the onus on the new premier to launch moves to pull the country from financial crisis.
BEIRUT Financial meltdown on a scale never seen before in Lebanon has raised fears for the stability of a country facing multiple crises.
BEIRUT The leaders of Lebanon's Maronite and Orthodox Christian churches urged Lebanese leaders on Sunday to stop delaying talks on forming a government in scathing sermons in which they blamed them for the country's financial crisis and political deadlock.
BEIRUT Demonstrators marched through Lebanon's capital on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of a protest movement that toppled the government but was then overwhelmed by economic crisis, coronavirus and a devastating explosion in Beirut.
BEIRUT Lebanon's largest Christian political party said on Saturday it would not back the nomination of former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri to lead a government to tackle a deep economic crisis, further complicating efforts to agree a new premier.
BEIRUT Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has postponed by a week consultations aimed at choosing a prime minister to form a new government to tackle the country's worst economic crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war, the presidency said on Wednesday.
NAQOURA, Lebanon Long-time foes Lebanon and Israel launched talks on Wednesday over their disputed sea border in a brief meeting which the lead Lebanese negotiator described as "the first step on a thousand-mile journey." | Video
BEIRUT Lebanon's Hezbollah and its ally Amal criticised on Wednesday the delegation set to negotiate with Israel over their disputed sea border, calling for changing the team hours before the first meeting.