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28 Jan
The Beirut port blast investigator has resumed his probe after a suspension lasting more than a year. He's now charged the prosecutor general and seven others, but the prosecutor has deemed the probe's restart illegal.
23 Jan
Following years of political and economic crises, Lebanon's population structure has changed, and not for the better. Experts believe that the structural inequality will only widen in future.
26 Nov
The health of millions of people in Lebanon — especially children — is at risk because of a limited supply of safe water, Unicef has warned. The water crisis, which is largely because of a severe lack of electricity, is also affecting hospitals, health centres and schools.
5 Nov
Lebanese President Michael Aoun is leaving office without a designated successor in place. With no president and a caretaker government at the helm, Lebanon is now hurtling into the political unknown.
28 Oct
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.
16 Oct
Lebanon is in the midst of a currency crisis and has devalued its local currency. But implementing a new exchange rate policy is set to have catastrophic consequences on people's daily lives.
14 Oct
Lebanon and Israel have reached a historic agreement demarcating a disputed maritime border between them, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on Tuesday.
9 Oct
With Russia in retreat on the battlefield, Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the stakes on Wednesday with the announcement that Russian reservists would be mobilised and referendums held in areas of Ukraine on joining Russia, all while he made threats to the West.
5 Oct
Three years into Lebanon's devastating financial collapse, some 80 percent of the population is now living below the poverty line. The situation is driving more and more people to risk their lives on the open seas.
2 Oct
A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from FRANCE 24 Observers around the world – all checked by our staff here in Paris.
2 Oct
A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from FRANCE 24 Observers around the world – all checked by our staff here in Paris.
2 Oct
Lebanon's 2-year-old chef, Liam el Haddad - also known as "Chef Popo" - prepares recipes with his mom for more than a million followers on social media.

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