Homsi was in Lebanon working with US news outlet NPR (National Public Radio) when she was detained on November 16 after members of the Lebanese General Security Directorate raided her home
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.
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
Thousands of people in the Lebanese capital Beirut took to the streets to mark one year of the blast at the city’s port.
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
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