Protesters attempt to storm Lebanese Economy Ministry building in Beirut

RT published this video item, entitled “Protesters attempt to storm Lebanese Economy Ministry building in Beirut” – below is their description. Beirut protesters try to storm building housing the Lebanese Ministry of Economy and Trade amid mounting discontent over the current economic situation Follow us on Telegram https://t.me/rtintl RT YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave … Read more Protesters attempt to storm Lebanese Economy Ministry building in Beirut

Lebanon urges UN to find alternative funding for Hariri tribunal

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon urges UN to find alternative funding for Hariri tribunal” – below is their description. An international tribunal for Lebanon has scrapped a new trial against the man convicted of the 2005 assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. That is because the court has run out of … Read more Lebanon urges UN to find alternative funding for Hariri tribunal

Lebanon special tribunal ‘risks closure over funding’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon special tribunal ‘risks closure over funding’” – below is their description. The Special #Tribunal for #Lebanon, which tries suspects over the 2005 Beirut bombing that killed former premier Rafic #Hariri and 21 others, risks closure over severe funding shortfalls, it warned Wednesday. FRANCE 24’s Fernande van … Read more Lebanon special tribunal ‘risks closure over funding’

French investigating judges question former Nissan chief Ghosn in Beirut

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “French investigating judges question former Nissan chief Ghosn in Beirut” – below is their description. Fugitive former car executive Carlos Ghosn will be questioned in Beirut from Monday by French investigating judges, his lawyers said, over allegations of financial misconduct in France that led to the seizure … Read more French investigating judges question former Nissan chief Ghosn in Beirut

‘Little hope left’: Lebanon’s paralysis and a collapsing state

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘Little hope left’: Lebanon’s paralysis and a collapsing state” – below is their description. The collapse of the Lebanese economy is rapidly accelerating. Rival politicians have so far failed to agree on the shape and make-up of a new government that would be needed to ensure international … Read more ‘Little hope left’: Lebanon’s paralysis and a collapsing state

Lebanon’s water crisis – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Lebanon’s water crisis – BBC News” – below is their description. Why can’t you drink the water in the wettest country in the Middle East? Lebanon’s geography means it’s blessed with water but in the capital Beirut and its surroundings areas, more than 1.5 million people suffer from … Read more Lebanon’s water crisis – BBC News

Palestinians in exile watch violence from afar

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Palestinians in exile watch violence from afar” – below is their description. Palestinians in Lebanon, many of them descendants of those who fled the 1948 war, watched the violence from afar. Protesting was all they could do. But as Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, they … Read more Palestinians in exile watch violence from afar

Lebanon’s farmers fear of produce going to waste after Saudi ban due to hidden drugs

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon’s farmers fear of produce going to waste after Saudi ban due to hidden drugs” – below is their description. Since the end of April, Lebanese farmers have been banned from exporting their produce to Saudi Arabia. That comes after Saudi authorities discovered more than 5 million … Read more Lebanon’s farmers fear of produce going to waste after Saudi ban due to hidden drugs

World reacts after Israeli forces wound hundreds in Al-Aqsa raid

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “World reacts after Israeli forces wound hundreds in Al-Aqsa raid” – below is their description. There has been widespread international condemnation of the continuing fighting and there are calls for de-escalation. The US and the EU say the violence must stop immediately. Pro-Palestinian protests erupted in Turkey, … Read more World reacts after Israeli forces wound hundreds in Al-Aqsa raid

What can stop Palestinians being evicted from Sheikh Jarrah? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “What can stop Palestinians being evicted from Sheikh Jarrah? | Inside Story” – below is their description. Although Sheikh Jarrah makes up just a tiny part of Occupied East Jerusalem, the area is a major source of tension between Palestinians and Israelis. A recent order to evict … Read more What can stop Palestinians being evicted from Sheikh Jarrah? | Inside Story

Lebanon and Israel talks resume over disputed maritime border

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon and Israel talks resume over disputed maritime border” – below is their description. Israel and Lebanon have resumed US-mediated talks aimed at ending a decades-long maritime border dispute in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The indirect talks were called off weeks after they began in October. The … Read more Lebanon and Israel talks resume over disputed maritime border

Saudi Arabia bans Lebanese produce over drug smuggling

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Saudi Arabia bans Lebanese produce over drug smuggling” – below is their description. Saudi Arabia has suspended the import of fruit and vegetables from Lebanon; it says shipments are being used for drug smuggling after millions of pills were found in boxes of pomegranates. Lebanon exports 400,000 … Read more Saudi Arabia bans Lebanese produce over drug smuggling

Hotspots: Coronavirus’ Italian epicentre and at the heart of the Beirut blast

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Hotspots: Coronavirus’ Italian epicentre and at the heart of the Beirut blast” – below is their description. Sky’s foreign correspondents Stuart Ramsay and Alex Crawford take you behind the headlines of the biggest stories around the world. In this episode, Stuart returns to Europe’s first epicentre of the … Read more Hotspots: Coronavirus’ Italian epicentre and at the heart of the Beirut blast

Syrian government confiscated opponents’ land, says HRW

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Syrian government confiscated opponents’ land, says HRW” – below is their description. Two years ago, nearly a million Syrians were forced to flee their homes in northern Hama and southern Idlib during a military assault by government and Russian forces. Human rights groups say 44,000 hectares (108,726 … Read more Syrian government confiscated opponents’ land, says HRW

More than 3 million Lebanese face poverty

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “More than 3 million Lebanese face poverty” – below is their description. More than three million Lebanese – almost half the population – are facing a tough Ramadan. The monthly cost of iftar, or the meal to break their fast, now costs 2.5 times the minimum wage. … Read more More than 3 million Lebanese face poverty