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
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.
A new rule announced by the Lebanese Ministry of Labor requires Palestinian businesses and workers to obtain work permits
Hundreds protested in Lebanon demanding the right for Lebanese women to pass on their citizenship to their children.
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
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.
The new government under Saad Hariri was formed on January 31. Jamil Jabbak, a close associate of Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah, became the health minister despite the US raising allegations that the group would use the ministry to fund ‘terrorist activities’
Large number of people joined the protests organized by the Lebanese Communist Party