BEIRUT/PARIS Western powers seeking to rescue Lebanon's teetering economy have given the country's leaders an ultimatum: there will be no bailout unless they form a credible government to overhaul a bankrupt state – and do it quickly.
BEIRUT Fouad Boulos returned to Beirut in 2007 from the United States having trained there in pathology and laboratory medicine. He was so confident that Lebanon was the right place to be that he gave up his American residence green card.
BEIRUT The first of many warnings about a deadly cargo in Beirut's port came in February 2014, about three months after its arrival. It was made by Colonel Joseph Skaf, described by his family as a diligent customs official.
BEIRUT Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday he would fulfill his duty in designating a prime minister but put the onus on the new premier to launch moves to pull the country from financial crisis.
BEIRUT One year after Lebanese erupted in rage against politicians they blamed for economic collapse, squares once packed with angry demonstrators are empty and camps set up to shelter the protesters lie deserted.
BEIRUT Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan and Renault head who fled Japan where he was facing trial, is launching a university business programme in Lebanon, a nation mired in a deep economic crisis blamed on years of misrule, mismanagement and corruption. | Video
BEIRUT Sept 29 Carlos Ghosn, the former
Nissan and Renault head who fled Japan where he was facing
trial, is launching a university management and business
programme in Lebanon, a nation mired in a deep crisis blamed on
years of misrule, mismanagement and corruption.
BEIRUT Fifteen years after the assassination of Lebanon's former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, Hezbollah has risen to become the overarching power in a country that is now collapsing under its feet amid a series of devastating crises.