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New government for Lebanon

Lebanon formed a new government on Tuesday, the presidency announced after Shi’ite Hezbollah and its allies clinched a deal on a cabinet that must...

Lebanon clashes continue

Cat-and-mouse clashes between Lebanon’s security forces and protesters wounded scores on a night of violence that rocked central Beirut. Riot police fired tear gas and...

Beirut shaken by barbaric crackdown on protests

An upsurge of violence in Lebanon’s protests against the ruling elite, with police meting out beatings and protesters hurling stones, has alarmed rights groups...

Lebanon protests turn violent

Protests in Lebanon turned violent for a second night on Wednesday with dozens injured after security forces used batons and tear gas to break...

Second night of violence in Lebanon

Clashes between supporters of Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, and Shi’ite groups Hezbollah and Amal erupted into gunfire in Beirut, state news agency...

Lebanon turmoil continues

A new wave of protests paralysed Lebanon after President Michel Aoun enraged demonstrators urging them to end a revolt against corruption and cronyism in...

Warnings of chaos, civil war in Lebanon

Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement warned a power vacuum could tip the country into civil war, suggesting adversaries including the US and Israel were seeking to...

Lebanon ministers face pay cut

Lebanon’s cabinet is expected to approve reforms including halving ministers’ wages in a bid to ease an economic crisis and defuse protests against the...

Hezbollah claims drone hit

Hezbollah said it downed an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon in another flare-up raising tensions between the Iran-backed group and Israel. The drone is...

Lebanese security agency turns smartphone into selfie spycam

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Lebanon's intelligence service may have turned the smartphones of thousands of targeted individuals into cyber-spying machines in one of the first known...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...