Lebanon
Lebanon Hariri Following PM Hariri’s resignation, uncertainty looms over Lebanon

Hariri had become prime minister in 2016 with the support of the Hezbollah-led March 8 Alliance in the Lebanese parliament.

Massive human chain protest in Lebanon

The human chain was organised against the economic crisis and new taxes in the country.

Lebanon protests Mass protests in Lebanon enter second week

A general strike called for by trade unions in the country entered its fourth day on October 24. All the major financial, commercial and educational institutions have been closed

Lebanon protests In Lebanon’s streets, there is no longer any fear

Jana Nakhal of the Lebanese Communist Party speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the anti-government, anti-austerity protests in the country.

Lebanese rage against government’s economic policies for third day

The protests that began as an outburst against taxes, including on VOIP calls, have grown into an expression of anger against corruption and the government’s handling of the economy

Israel faces a strong pushback from Hezbollah

After a weekend of exchange of fire between Israel and Hezbollah, tensions between the two have escalated.

Hezbollah and Israel exchange fire at border Hezbollah and Israel exchange fire at border

Hezbollah responded to a drone violating Lebanese airspace by firing anti-tank missiles into Israel. Israel, in response, fired several rounds of shells into Lebanon. This is the first time Hezbollah has militarily retaliated since the 2006 war with Israel

Israeli drones damage Hezbollah’s media office in Beirut

A day after the drone attack in Beirut, the Israeli air force strikes military positions held by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, on the Lebanon-Syria border.

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon protest discriminatory labor law

A new rule announced by the Lebanese Ministry of Labor requires Palestinian businesses and workers to obtain work permits

Hundreds protest against the sexist citizenship bill in Lebanon

Hundreds protested in Lebanon demanding the right for Lebanese women to pass on their citizenship to their children.

Lebanon veterans protest Protests continue in Lebanon against austerity budget

Prime minister Saad al-Hariri’s coalition government is seeking to frame a budget that will reduce the deficit by cutting wages and benefits of public sector employees

Interview with Jana Nakhal “Water, health care and public education are all under attack in Lebanon”

Jana Nakhal also talked about the struggles being led by her party and their efforts to bring together national anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements to build a united opposition, as well as an alternative to capitalism.

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