Israel and Lebanon sign maritime border deal
28 October 2022 | 4:34 pm
The deal follows months of US-brokered talks and opens up the possibility of offshore energy exploration in previously disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean.
A section of Beirut's massive grain silos that withstood the 2020 explosion have collapsed following a weekslong fire. Its unclear if there have been any injuries.
The first Ukrainian grain ship has entered the Bosporus after being given the green light to proceed. The EU does not know how many Ukrainians have gone home after being given protected status. DW rounds up the latest.
Israel and the Islamic Jihad group announced that a cease-fire would come into effect Sunday night. The truce could end the worst cross-border conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants since last year.
The fragile cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad appears to be holding. The cease-fire follows three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants that left dozens dead, hundreds injured.
Israel has struck Gaza for a second day, targeting the Islamic Jihad militant group. The group confirmed that one of their top commanders was killed in an airstrike. Palestinian militants have since been firing back.
Lebanon is now going through the worst economic crisis in its history. 80 per cent of the population lives below the poverty line. In one year, food prices have jumped 500 per cent due to galloping inflation.
Residents in southern Israel and Gaza are returning to their lives. But the situation remains volatile.
A gunman opened fire on a bus near Jerusalem's Old City, wounding at least eight Israelis. Two of the victims are in serious condition.
After speaking with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the German chancellor bristled at his use of the words apartheid and Holocaust with regards to Israel.
Lebanon is drawing up a controversial plan to deport thousands of Syrian refugees every month. The country is in the midst of an economic meltdown and its government says it can no longer host more than 1 million Syrians. NGOs, though, say forced deportations are illegal and that Syria is not safe for returnees. Our Beirut correspondent Serge Berberi went to meet some refugees who are weighing up the prospects of going back.
Five banks were stormed by desperate depositors in Lebanon Friday making it seven heists this week alone. Those "liberating" their money have been greeted as heroes. Banks are now regrouping.
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