Anti-government protests in Lebanon
Lebanese citizens protest suspension of Beirut port blast investigation

Hundreds of Lebanese citizens took to the streets against the suspension of the investigation into the Beirut port blast. The protests were led by the families of the victims of the blast.

Lebanon’s political and economic crisis hits health sector

Lebanese public health experts Aline Germani and Samer Jabbour discuss the impact of the political and economic crisis in the country, and the implications for the health sector. They also talk about the expectations from the new government

One year after Beirut port blast, no justice or accountability

Thousands of people in the Lebanese capital Beirut took to the streets to mark one year of the blast at the city’s port.

Beirut blast anniversary Thousands of Lebanese stage protests on first anniversary of Beirut blast

The blast at a warehouse in the Beirut port last year killed more than 218 people, injured over 7,500 others, and rendered thousands homeless at a time when Lebanon was going through a severe economic and political crisis and a COVID-19 outbreak

Lebanon new PM designate Lebanese PM-designate Najib Mikati wins parliamentary majority to form next government

If successful in forming a government, Mikati must address the debilitating economic crisis afflicting the country since 2019, which has led to mass poverty, unemployment, and shortages of food and essential items

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