Najib Mikati

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Residents are evacuated  after  a gunfight erupted in Beirut on Thursday during a rally by the Shia Hizbullah and Amal Movement groups. Photograph: Marwan Tahtah/Getty Images

Six people are dead and dozens injured after snipers opened fire on a rally by Lebanon’s powerful Hizbullah group and others in central Beirut, unleas(...)

 Families of some of the 218 people who died in August of 2020 after  a    stockpile of ammonium nitrate exploded at a port storage facility protest in Beirut. Photograph:  Nabil Mounzer/EPA

Powerful politicians in Iraq and Lebanon who have refused to accept accountability for their actions are prolonging instability in both countries. In(...)

Families of Beirut-blast victims take part in a protest in front of the port entrance on Monday to support public prosecutor Judge Tareq Bitar. Photograph: EPA

Lebanon’s appeals court has dismissed complaints of bias and lack of competence by three members of parliament calling for the removal of judge Tarek (...)

Anti-government activists and families of Beirut blast victims take part in a protest, in front the Justice Palace in Beirut, Lebanon on September 24th. Photograph: Nabil Mounzer/EPA

The Beirut port blast inquiry has been suspended for a second time after two ex-ministers mounted legal action to remove investigating judge Tarek Bit(...)

A man pushes his Mercedes past a closed petrol station in Dora, Lebanon, outside Beirut in  July. Photograph:   Bryan Denton/The New York Times

After more than a year without a fully functioning government, Lebanon’s bickering politicians on Friday agreed to form a 24-member cabinet. Lebanon’(...)

Activists during a vigil on Sunday in honour of those who died in last August’s Beirut Port explosion. Photograph: Hussein Malla/AP Photo

Three people have been killed in fights over scarce fuel in northern Lebanon, the region hardest hit by the acute economic crisis which has gripped th(...)

Maronite Christian Patriarch Bechara al-Raii heads mass at the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Wednesday, on the first anniversary of the blast that ravaged the port and the city. Photograph: Anwar Amro/AFP via Getty Images

A year ago a devastating explosion of a stock of ammonium nitrate fertiliser haphazardly stored at Beirut’s port killed more than 200 and left much of(...)

A demonstrator is assisted by medics during a protest in Beirut on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the catastrophic port explosion that killed more than 200 people. Photograph: Diego Ibarra Sánchez/New York Times

Rania Mustafa’s living room recalls a not-so-distant past, when the modest salary of a security guard in Lebanon could buy an air conditioner, plush f(...)

More than 200 people were killed and in excess of 6,000 injured in the Beirut blast that devastated the port area on August 4th, 2020. Photograph: EPA

A year after a massive blast devastated Beirut’s port and nearby neighbourhoods, Lebanese await a government to deal with the tragic results of the ex(...)

 Prime minister-designate Najib Mikati may be able to stand up to president Michel Aoun, who has stalled government formation for nine months. Photograph: Wael Hamzeh/EPA

The confirmation of Najib Mikati as Lebanon’s third prime minister-designate in a year was no surprise in his homeland. He had been touted as a repla(...)

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