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Protesters in Lebanon formed a 105-mile human chain across the country in a show of unity after days of violent protest
Drone footage of the event shows scores of people waving flags and cheering across major roads and intersections.
36 years ago, the Beirut bombing took the lives of 220 US Marines, the worst single-day loss for the service since World War II’s Iwo Jima
Thirty-six years ago, two suicide bombers killed 241 American and 58 French military personnel, as well as six civilians, in Beirut, Lebanon.
Lebanese protesters staged an impromptu performance of ‘Baby Shark’ to comfort a toddler who got stuck in traffic from the demonstrations
Eliane Jabbour was driving outside Beirut on Saturday with her 15-month-old son Robin when they got caught in a crowd of demonstrators.
Lebanon is swarming with protests that began over a proposed $0.20 WhatsApp tax but have since spiraled into chaos
People initially flooded the streets of cities like Beirut and Tripoli against a proposed tax but soon pushed back on wider issues like corruption.
Chaotic protests erupted in Lebanon after its cash-strapped government tried to launch a 20¢ per day tax on using WhatsApp and Skype
The proposal was later reversed by the Telecoms Minister Mohammed Chouccair after protests escalated, but demonstrations continued on Friday.
The US put sanctions on a Hezbollah-linked bank, a likely show of support for Israel as conflict with Lebanon looms
The US sanctions came from the Department of Treasury's Office of Financial Control (OFAC) and targeted Jammal Trust Bank,
Singapore singer Taufik Batisah makes online plea for donations to bring home niece ‘trapped’ in Lebanon
The girl was first forcefully taken from her mother, and fresh accusations are now preventing them both from coming back to Singapore, he said.
Lebanese prime minister, who got kidnapped in Saudi Arabia, says his relationship with the Saudis ‘couldn’t be better’
Saad al-Hariri mysteriously disappeared and resigned while visiting Saudi Arabia last year. He canceled his resignation upon returning home.
Lebanon will legalize growing marijuana after McKinsey evaluated it as a boost for the country’s troubled economy
Lebanon wants a piece of the red-hot global cannabis market after the consulting firm McKinsey evaluated the economic impact of legalizing medical marijuana in the country.
A UN aid group alleges the US won’t allow its money to go toward helping refugees in Syria and Lebanon
The US withheld $65 million allotted for the Palestinian group UNRWA and geographically dictated where their funds could go, according to the group.