December 01, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Article 522 of Lebanon's penal code allows rapists to escape punishment for marrying their victim.
November 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Lebanon’s Future Movement was founded in 1990s by late Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
November 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The other three winners were Russian human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina, founder of the Civic Assistance Committee that offers legal aid and education to migrants and refugees, Turkish daily Cumhuriyet, which has been at the forefront of Turkey's struggle for a free press, and Egyptian feminist activist Mozn Hassan and the Nazra for Feminist Studies organization, which promotes gender equality and the rights of women.
November 20, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
For the first time since the country's presidential vacuum in 2014, Lebanon will hold a military parade, after the election of the country' 13th head of state.
November 11, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Former PM Saad Hariri is expected to be named the premiere after consultations conclude on Thursday.
November 07, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Relations have been thorny between the two countries after Saudi halted $4 billion in military grants to Lebanon.
November 01, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Members of the Joint Arab List walked out of the parliament as Netanyahu began his speech marking the start of parliament's winter session.
November 01, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Lebanese Resistance movement Hezbollah and the Syrian government have congratulated Michel Aoun over his election as Lebanon’s new president.
November 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Michel Aoun stressed the need for Lebanon to 'dissociate' itself from regional conflicts to regain political stability.
October 31, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Parliament's Nejmeh Square in Downtown Beirut was closed off to the public, with Army members heavily deployed at its entrances.
October 31, 2016 - 12:33 GMT
The Hezbollah-allied president has said 'all means must be used to liberate occupied territory.'
October 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Speaker Nabih Berri said two voting rounds may be held in the same session if no candidate garners 86 votes in the first round.
October 26, 2016 - 04:00 GMT
The EU Ambassador to Lebanon said electing a president and forming a new government would enable the EU to help Lebanon deal with more issues.
October 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A parliament session to elect a president is scheduled on October 31.
October 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
General Michel Aoun is known to have close ties with the Shia political and militant movement.