Gunfire heard near the site of protest in Beirut against the judge of the Beirut port blast: Al Jadeed TV

Army soldiers stand guard at the Ministry of Justice ahead of a protest against Judge Tarek Bitar investigating the 2020 port explosion, in Lebanon Oct. 14, 2021 (Reuters) BEIRUT: Lebanon‘s Al Jadeed TV said gunshots heard near the site of the protest against the leading judge of the Beirut port explosion research. Footage was broadcast … Read more

Lebanon: government raises petrol prices again to tackle shortages | Business and economic news

Beirut, Lebanon – The Lebanese Ministry of Energy raised gasoline prices again on Friday — this time by nearly 38 percent — as the country continues to roll back fuel subsidies to address crippling shortages. According to an official document signed by newly installed Energy Minister Walid Fayyad, the price of 20 liters of 95-octane … Read more

Iraq brings together Middle Eastern rivals to ease tensions

Iraq brings together Middle Eastern rivals to ease tensions

BAGHDAD — Arab heads of state and senior officials from the region, including arch-enemies Iran and Saudi Arabia, held a rare meeting Saturday at a conference hosted by Iraq. The meeting is intended to ease tensions in the Middle East and underlined the Arab country’s new role as a mediator. French President Emmanuel Macron also … Read more

Lebanon’s Hezbollah agrees to third shipment of Iranian fuel | Hezbollah News

Lebanon’s Hezbollah agrees to third shipment of Iranian fuel |  Hezbollah News

Hassan Nasrallah agrees to a new shipment to reduce the country’s deficits, but critics warn the move risks sanctions. Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has said a third shipment of Iranian fuel has been agreed to reduce crippling shortages in Lebanon. “We have agreed to begin loading a third ship,” Nasrallah said in a televised … Read more

Syria says its air defense intercepted Israeli missiles | War news in Syria

Syria says its air defense intercepted Israeli missiles |  War news in Syria

Airstrikes came after Lebanese media reported low-flying Israeli jets over Beirut. Israeli airstrikes targeted Syria’s Damascus and Homs regions late Thursday, the official Syrian news agency SANA reported, which said the country’s air defenses had intercepted several Israeli missiles. SANA quoted a Syrian military source as saying the airstrikes were coming from Beirut, in the … Read more

Death toll in Lebanon Fuel Tank Explosion Now 28, Hospitals Overwhelmed

Death toll in Lebanon Fuel Tank Explosion Now 28, Hospitals Overwhelmed

The official news agency said the blast followed a scuffle between people gathering to fill up on gasoline. AFP Beirut: An explosion in a fuel tank in Lebanon today killed 28 people and injured nearly 80 others, authorities and medics said, while a crowd screaming for petrol in the crisis-stricken country was burned. The overnight … Read more

At least 20 dead and dozens injured in Lebanon fuel tanker explosion

At least 20 dead and dozens injured in Lebanon fuel tanker explosion

Videos on social media purportedly of the blast showed a large fire consuming metal debris. Beirut: A fuel tanker explosion in Lebanon’s northern Akkar region has killed at least 20 people and injured nearly 80 others, the Red Cross and state media said on Sunday. The tragedy brought new woes to a country already mired … Read more

Gunmen attack funeral of Hezbollah commander in Lebanon | Hezbollah News

Gunmen attack funeral of Hezbollah commander in Lebanon |  Hezbollah News

Hezbollah says at least two people have been killed in the attack in Kaldeh as the army deploys to contain sectarian tensions. Unidentified gunmen in the Lebanese city of Kaldeh have killed at least two people at the funeral of a Hezbollah commander killed a day earlier, the group said. Iran-backed Hezbollah, Lebanon’s most powerful … Read more

Lebanese prime minister resigns after months of deadlock

Lebanese prime minister resigns after months of deadlock

BEIRUT – Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Saad Hariri resigned on Thursday over what he called “significant differences” with the president, exacerbating a political crisis that has left Lebanese without a government for nine months, even as they undergo an unprecedented economic crisis. collapse. With no clear candidate to replace Hariri, Lebanon is likely to slide deeper … Read more

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