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April 29, 2020 9:04 am
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Lebanon Cities Erupt Against Economic Hardship, One Protester Killed in Tripoli

Protests against growing economic hardship erupted in Tripoli and spread to other Lebanese cities on Tuesday, with banks set ablaze and violence boiling over into...

February 12, 2020 8:12 am
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Lebanon Government Wins Confidence Vote as Protests Rock Beirut

Lebanon's new government won a vote of confidence from parliament on Tuesday as protesters trying to block the session clashed with security forces, leaving hundreds...

December 18, 2019 10:08 am
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Lebanon’s Berri, Hariri Call for Calm After Night of Violence

Lebanon's parliament speaker and caretaker prime minister warned against strife on Tuesday after clashes between supporters of Shi'ite groups and security forces overnight stirred fears...

December 15, 2019 12:31 pm
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Security Forces Fire Tear Gas, Dozens Wounded in Beirut Protest

Security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at Lebanese protesters in central Beirut on Saturday in clashes that went on into the night and...

November 14, 2019 10:16 am
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Lebanon’s Crisis Is ‘Dangerous,’ Evokes Start of Civil War: Defense Minister

Lebanon's defense minister said on Thursday the country was in a "very dangerous situation" and compared street unrest of recent days to the start of...

November 9, 2019 12:07 pm
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Lebanon’s Grand Mufti Calls for Protesters’ Demands to Be Met

Lebanon's grand mufti, the top cleric for Sunni Muslims, called on Saturday for the formation of a new emergency government of technical experts and for...

November 9, 2019 12:01 pm
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Lebanese Banks Face Threats, Former PM Hariri Said to Want Neutral Government

Lebanese bank staff are facing abuse from customers angered by restrictions on access to their cash, the employees' union said on Friday, reflecting intensifying pressures...

November 7, 2019 10:14 am
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Lebanon a ‘Beautiful Idea’ in Need of a Reboot, Say Protesters

From a narrow angle, Beirut looks a picture of elegance and success, its French boutiques, luxury hotels and imported cars blending into Mediterranean skies. Widen the...

November 4, 2019 9:08 am
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Protesters Block Roads in Beirut, Other Areas of Lebanon

Protesters blocked roads in Beirut and other parts of Lebanon on Monday, pressing a wave of demonstrations against the ruling elite that have plunged the...

November 2, 2019 1:10 pm
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Hezbollah: Lebanon’s Next Government Must Heed Protesters

The powerful Lebanese terror group Hezbollah said on Friday a new government must listen to the demands that fueled protests against the country's rulers and...

October 27, 2019 10:17 am
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Lebanese Protesters Form Human Chain Across Country

Protesters formed a human chain across Lebanon on Sunday, the eleventh day of unprecedented rallies against politicians accused of corruption and steering the country toward...

October 25, 2019 3:58 pm
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Hezbollah Warns of Chaos, Civil War in Lebanon

Lebanon's Hezbollah movement warned on Friday that a power vacuum could tip the country into civil war, suggesting that adversaries including the United States and...

October 24, 2019 9:41 am
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US Marks 36th Anniversary of Beirut Suicide Bombing as Protests Rock Lebanon

JNS.org - The United States commemorated the 36th anniversary of the Hezbollah suicide-bombing of barracks housing US and French peacekeepers in Beirut International Airport. The 1983...

October 20, 2019 7:36 am
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Lebanon Protesters Keep Pressure on Government as Reform Deadline Nears

Protesters in Lebanon returned to the streets early on Sunday, keeping pressure on Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri as a self-imposed deadline to deliver a package...

Features

‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the...

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was...

World

After Long Silence, Mattis Denounces Trump and Military Response to Crisis

After long refusing to explicitly criticize a sitting president, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused President Donald Trump on Wednesday of trying to divide America and roundly denounced a militarization of the...

Israel

Israel Donates Large Shipment of Medical Aid to the Philippines for Coronav...

Israel donated a large shipment of medical supplies to the Philippines on Tuesday to help the southeast Asian nation cope...

Middle East

Report: Iranian Headquarters in Syria Back in Operation After Israeli Air S...

One of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ most important headquarters in Syria is once again being used despite being hit...

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