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An aerial photograph shows the huge damage done to Beirut port’s grain silos and the area around it, on Wednesday. Photograph:  AFP via Getty Images

The massive explosion in Beirut’s port could not have come at a worse time for Lebanon. Buildings and window glass have been shattered across the capi(...)

Anti-government protesters  in front of  the central bank  in Beirut, Lebanon,  protesting at the  dire state of the economy. Photograph: EPA/Nabil Mounzer

The sole summer concert in Baalbek’s famed International Festival was televised and livestreamed on Sunday from the second century Roman Bacchus templ(...)

Demonstrators are sprayed by a water cannon during a protest against the newly formed government in Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Lebanon’s new cabinet met on Wednesday, ending a three-month deadlock over its formation. But even before the line-up was announced on Tuesday evenin(...)

 Anti-government protesters clash with Lebanese riot police during a protest outside of the Lebanese parliament in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Photograph: Wael Hamzeh/EPA

Lebanese first responders treated more than 370 people for injuries during several hours of clashes between security forces and protesters that rocked(...)

Anti-government protesters block a main highway in Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday. Photograph: AP

Lebanese efforts to finalise a new government stalled on Friday as hundreds of anti-government protesters blocked roads to mark the beginning of the f(...)

Hassan Diab arrives at the presidential palace in Baabda after being named Lebanon’s new prime minister. Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

Academic Hassan Diab was named Lebanon’s new prime minister on Thursday after Saad Hariri, who resigned at the end of October, withdrew his candidacy.(...)

The Unesco-listed ancient Roman site in Baalbek, Lebanon:  lacks the  tourists such an attraction would draw  elsewhere. Photograph: Joseph O’Connor

I should have known when I contacted the Palmyra Hotel in Baalbek before my visit to Lebanon that, for the proprietors, it was business as usual. Afte(...)

Lebanese riot policemen react to firecrackers  fired by the supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal Movement groups, as they try to attack the anti-government protesters squares, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Protesters returned to Beirut’s central square on Sunday following significant clashes between protesters and security forces during 60 days of largel(...)

Supporters of Lebanon’s Shia Hizbullah and Amal groups clash with riot police in central Beirut. Photograph: Getty

Lebanon’s leaders have been told they will not receive international support of the country’s ailing economy until they form a government that can ena(...)

 Protesters holding placards and Lebanese flags shout slogans during a protest   north of Beirut on Sunday. Photograph: Nabil Mounzer/EPA

Rising violence against Lebanese protesters has forced the anti-government demonstrators to consider the creation of a “shadow government” of competen(...)

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