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The judge leading Beirut blast probe: Discreet and defiant
Middle East

The judge leading Beirut blast probe: Discreet and defiant

BEIRUT (AP) — For eight months, he has quietly investigated one of the world’s worst non-nuclear explosions with only four…
Lebanon’s Geagea dismisses Hezbollah accusations, says his group has no fighters
Middle East

Lebanon’s Geagea dismisses Hezbollah accusations, says his group has no fighters

BEIRUT, Oct 21 (Reuters) – The leader of the Christian Lebanese Forces party denied on Thursday his group has fighters,…
Fuel price hike worsens Lebanon’s tough living conditions
Middle East

Fuel price hike worsens Lebanon’s tough living conditions

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s government raised the price of fuel Wednesday by about 25%, the National News Agency reported, effectively…
Beirut clash fires up sectarian anger in echo of civil war
Middle East

Beirut clash fires up sectarian anger in echo of civil war

BEIRUT (AP) — He was only a year old when his panicked father picked him up and they fled with…
Lebanon goes to polls in March as economic meltdown spirals
Middle East

Lebanon goes to polls in March as economic meltdown spirals

BEIRUT, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s parliament voted on Tuesday to hold legislative elections on March 27, giving Prime Minister…
Hezbollah’s Nasrallah says Beirut violence was a dangerous development
Middle East

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah says Beirut violence was a dangerous development

BEIRUT, Oct 18 (Reuters) – The leader of Lebanon’s Iran-backed Shia group Hezbollah said on Monday that last week’s Beirut…
Earthquake hits several areas in Egypt on Tuesday morning
Egypt

Earthquake hits several areas in Egypt on Tuesday morning

The National Earthquake Network recorded an earthquake at 7:32 am local time, in the eastern Mediterranean, at a strength of…
Hezbollah leader declares his group has 100,000 fighters
Middle East

Hezbollah leader declares his group has 100,000 fighters

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader declared for the first time on Monday that his powerful militant group has 100,000…
Lebanon’s Maronite patriarch says judges must be left to work
Middle East

Lebanon’s Maronite patriarch says judges must be left to work

BEIRUT, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s top Christian cleric, Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, said on Sunday that the judiciary should be…
Families of Beirut blast victims back judge amid pressure
Middle East

Families of Beirut blast victims back judge amid pressure

BEIRUT (AP) — The families of the victims of last year’s massive Beirut port blast reaffirmed their support Saturday for…
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