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Lebanon thwarts attempt to smuggle 69 Syrians to Cyprus

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BEIRUT — Lebanese troops aborted early Sunday an attempt to smuggle dozens of Syrian migrants to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, the military said....

US warns of punitive actions for Lebanese blocking reforms

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BEIRUT — A senior U.S. official warned Thursday that Lebanese politicians who continue to block reforms in the crisis-hit country could face punitive actions...

Judge orders release of 6 detained over Lebanon port blast

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BEIRUT — The Lebanese judge leading the investigation into last year’s massive blast at Beirut’s port on Thursday ordered the release of six people,...

US urges Lebanese leaders to break political impasse

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BEIRUT — A senior U.S. official on Wednesday berated Lebanese politicians for fighting over the formation of a new government for months while millions...

Lebanon extends area claimed in border dispute with Israel

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BEIRUT — Lebanon’s outgoing minister of public works said Monday that he has signed a decree that would increase the area claimed by the...

Loud debates, fun banter: Mideast finds outlet in Clubhouse

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BEIRUT — They are boisterous, argumentative and at times downright hilarious. ...

German firms put forward proposal to rebuild Beirut port

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BEIRUT — Representatives of several private German companies on a visit to Lebanon outlined on Friday an elaborate, multi-billion dollar study to rebuild the...

Radioactive material found inside oil facility in Lebanon

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BEIRUT — A German company has found dangerous nuclear material stored in an oil facility in southern Lebanon, officials said Friday. ...

Cabinet formation talks in Lebanon collapse amid crisis

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BEIRUT — Talks on the formation of a new Cabinet in Lebanon collapsed Monday, heralding more economic and financial collapse for the small Arab...

Women mark Mothers’ Day in Beirut with march to damaged port

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BEIRUT — Dozens of women, including mothers who lost their children in the massive Beirut explosion last year marched to the still-damaged scene of...