LEBANON Headlines

  • Local tensions flare up before Lebanese election

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Incidents of political violence including an assault on one candidate and an attack on the office of another are casting a shadow over Lebanon's first general election in nine years.

  • Hundreds of refugees return to Syria from Lebanon

    SHEBAA, Lebanon (Reuters) - Several hundred Syrians who have lived for years as refugees in Lebanon left for their home country on Wednesday in a rare case of a mass return of those who left the country since the Syrian civil war began in 2011.

  • Mediator Macron to dine with Saudi crown prince, Lebanese prime minister

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will dine with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Tuesday, a diplomatic move aimed at showing the young leader can play a mediator role in the region.