Anti-government protesters carry Lebanese flags as they shout slogans during a protest under the slogan ‘Beirut will not die’  in Beirut on Monday. Photograph; Wael Hamzeh/EPA

Lebanon’s financial and economic collapse is likely in the top 10, and possibly even the top three, global crises since 1850, the World Bank has repor(...)

Presiding Judge David Re, Judge Janet Nosworthy and Judge Micheline Braidy hand down a judgment in the case of four men being accused over the 2005 bombing that killed former Lebanese PM Rafik al-Hariri, in the  Netherlands. File photograph: Piroschka van de Wouw/EPA

Fifteen years after the assassination of former Lebanese premier Rafik Hariri in a suicide car bomb in Beirut, both the Syrian government and Lebanon’(...)