Lebanese security forces stand outside the Turkish Airlines office in downtown Beirut yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Hasan Shaaban

Turkey urged its citizens to leave Lebanon after a militant group claimed the abduction early yesterday of two Turkish airline pilots travelling in a (...)

Lebanon's prime minister Najib Mikati kisses deputy prime minister Samir Moqbel after announcing his resignation at the Grand Serail, the government headquarters in Beirut today.  Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters
Lebanese prime minister resigns
  • World
  • March 22, 2013, 21:50

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced his government's resignation on Friday after a cabinet dispute with Shi'ite group Hezbollah ove(...)