Category: Lebanon


Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai Thursday criticized recent U.S. threats of a missile strike on Syria, warning that the repercussions of a strike against Syrian regime forces could worsen the refugee crisis and destabilize Lebanon. “As the superpowers beat new drums […]


A major funding gap is hampering the United Nation’s ability to respond to a measles outbreak in Lebanon, allowing the disease to spread and “putting children’s lives at risk,” UNICEF’s Lebanon representative said Thursday. UNICEF, the U.N. Children’s Fund, is […]


United Nations chief Antonio Guterres urged all Lebanese parties to stop meddling in the Syrian conflict, in a report naming the Lebanon-based, Iran-backed Hezbollah. “The presence of unauthorized weapons in the hands of Hezbollah remains of serious concern and warrants […]


The Internal Security Forces arrested four suspected drug dealers earlier this week, including a man wanted by Interpol, a statement from the ISF reported Saturday. The Central Drug Enforcement Office arrested a wanted Palestinian man, identified as N.H., on March […]


Lebanon is in danger of an increased water shortage in the coming years that will leave the country ill-equipped to satisfy growing demand, according to a study released by Fransabank on Monday. Lebanon’s available surface and groundwater resources are already […]