Interfaith marriages still a rarity in the Muslim world
13 September 2019 | 11:14 am
Despite belonging to different religions, a Lebanese couple has tied the knot and shared their elaborate wedding video online. It sends a strong message celebrating their shared "humanist values and mutual respect."
18 Nov 2017
Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri arrived in Paris on Saturday where he is due to hold talks with the French President Emmanuel Macron. Hariri resigned as Lebanese prime minister earlier this month, plunging Lebanon into political crisis.
16 Dec 2017
After Australian parliament legally approved same-sex marriage, two couples legally got married on Saturday.
30 May 2019
Former Lebanese prisoners and families demand justice for jail time in Syria.
16 Nov 2019
Lebanese take to the streets during a feminist march in Beirut, to show their support of the anti-government protests and to defend the women that were assaulted during clashes between protestors and counter-demonstrators.
1 Jan 2020
Lebanese activists target banks in the capital Beirut amid a grinding liquidity crunch that has hit Lebanon, where unprecedented protests since October 17 have railed against the political class and a deepening economic crisis. Since September, banks have restricted the amount of dollars that can be withdrawn or transferred abroad.
19 Jan 2020
'Not convinced': Lebanese press slams minister's apology for violence against journalists
4 May 2020
Protesters from across Lebanon gather for a demonstration outside the home of killed protester Fawwaz al-Samman, who died after he was shot during riots in late April, in the northern port city of Tripoli. Lebanon is in the thick of its worst economic crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war. A lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic has only added to the heavily indebted country's economic woes, which include soaring inflation, a liquidity crunch, plummeting currency and a first sovereign debt default.
3 Aug 2020
The Nigerian/Lebanese Authorities have stepped up actions to curb the trend of human trafficking in both countries.
4 Aug 2020
Lebanon's foreign minister has resigned. The Middle East country has been gripped by protests against corruption and mismanagement that have shattered its economy.
8 Aug 2020
Lebanese authorities have launched an investigation into the deadly Beirut blast, with port workers detained and assets of port and customs managers frozen. A fire is believed to have ignited the stored explosives.
10 Aug 2020
The governor of Beirut, Marwan Abboud, was interviewed by FRANCE 24 Arabic journalist Mirna Jammal. They talked about the destruction, air pollution, President Macron’s visit and how to protect Lebanese cultural heritage. Asked how the guilty should be punished, the former judge said "harshly", because it is a “Lebanese genocide”.
23 Aug 2020
Lebanese PM Hassan Diab has announced he is stepping down in wake of last week’s deadly Beirut explosion. A number of ministers had already stepped down after mass protests against the government erupted in the country.
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An Alabama ban on the provision of gender-affirming medication for minors has been blocked by a federal judge. Transgender rights have become a bone of contention for right-wing Republicans.
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The war in Ukraine is having a drastic impact on Africa. Prices for wheat, gas and gasoline are at record highs. Crisis regions could see things get worse than they already are.
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The Ukrainian resistance in Irpin played a key role in holding off the Russian advance on the capital Kyiv during the first few weeks of the war. But the middle-class commuter town paid a heavy price. More than 300 civilians were killed and tens of thousands fled. Now, more than a month after the Russian withdrawal, residents are beginning to return to try to rebuild their lives. Reconstruction is slowly getting under way, but an estimated €800 million is needed to build new homes. FRANCE 24's Nadia Massih, Bastien Renouil and Raïd Abu Zaideh report from Irpin.
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People in Germany consume an average eleven kilos of chocolate each per year. But few think about the conditions under which cocoa beans are farmed. Child labor has been a problem for decades. But why? And what can be done about it?