Aug.11 — Lebanon’s prime minister has confirmed the resignation of his government as an outraged public demands accountability for last week’s explosion in Beirut’s port, the biggest peace-time catastrophe in the nation’s history. Bloomberg’s Riad Hamade reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East.”
In This Story: Lebanon
The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.
Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).