BEIRUT, Aug 31: Lebanon’s ambassador to Germany Mustapha Adib is set to be designated prime minister on Monday ahead of a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron who will press for long-delayed reforms to steer the country out of a major crisis.
BEIRUT, Aug 9: Lebanon’s information minister resigned on Sunday as the country grapples with the aftermath of the devastating blast that ripped through the capital and raised public anger to new levels.
BEIRUT, Aug 8: As Beirut mourned its dead and grappled with the scale of rebuilding after this week’s massive blast, some Lebanese angered by their government’s response called on foreign states on Saturday to topple their leaders and run the country.
BEIRUT: Aug 6: Lebanon mourned on Thursday the victims of the most powerful blast to hit the country that was already being crushed by an economic crisis, as rescuers searched for those missing since the explosion that flattened Beirut port and devastated the city.
BEIRUT/DUBAI, Aug 5: Lebanon’s main grain silo at Beirut port was destroyed in a blast, leaving the nation with less than a month’s reserves of the grain but enough flour to avoid a crisis, the economy minister said on Wednesday.
BEIRUT, Aug 5: A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city’s port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.
BEIRUT, Aug 25: Lebanon’s prime minister said two Israeli drones that fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut amounted to an open attack on the country’s sovereignty and an attempt to foment regional tensions.
KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense, Ishwar Pokhrel met with his counterpart, Yaacoub Sarraf in Lebanon. Two two dwelt into historic relationship of the two countries and the role of Nepal's army to bring peace in Lebanon among others.