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Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabhi Berri postponed the next vote till September 30. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The Lebanese parliament failed to elect a new president for the 28th time while anti-trash protests have brought the country to deadlock.
A protester makes obscene signs towards riot policemen as his comrades try to cross the barbed wire separating them from the governmental palace at the end of a mass rally against a political class seen as corrupt and incapable of providing basic services on August 29, 2015 at the iconic Martyrs Square in Beirut. (AFP/STR)
September 01, 2015 - 12:10 GMT
You Stink protesters demanded the immediate resignation of the environment minister over the country's worsening trash crisis.
A member of the Syria Civil Defense
August 31, 2015 - 16:47 GMT
Renewed clashes in the Syrian border town of Zabadani have left six militants dead as Hezbollah and the Syrian army continue their advance two days after the collapse of a ceasefire.
A Fatah official in Ain al-Hilweh said the group controls four of the 11 districts in the camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
August 31, 2015 - 15:17 GMT
A Fatah official in Ain al-Hilweh said the group controls four of the 11 districts in the camp.
Lebanese security forces and emergency personnel gather outside a cafe targeted by a suicide bombing on Jan. 10, 2015 in the Jabal Mohsen Alawite neighborhood of Tripoli. (AFP/Ibrahim Chalhoub)
August 31, 2015 - 13:09 GMT
Lebanese security said the militant confessed to recruiting for Daesh and fighting for the extremist group.
Saturday's protest was considered the largest independent demonstration ever mobilized in the capital Beirut. (AFP/file)
August 30, 2015 - 10:21 GMT
A protest calling for massive parliamentary restructuring took a violent turn in Beirut Saturday, with demonstrators promising further escalation if the Lebanese government failed to respond.
As garbage continues to pile up in Beirut, thousands of Lebanese protest the government's failure to clear trash from the city streets. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Thousands of Lebanese people gathered in Beirut on Saturday to protest against the worsening garbage crisis in the country.
Hezbollah destroys a rebel tunnel in Zabadani. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 11:04 GMT
Fighting has resumed in Zabadani and two nearby villages, breaking a two-day ceasefire, and ending hopes of extension.
A cell in Lebanon's Roumieh prison. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 14:18 GMT
Inmates at the controversial prison said Thursday they will fast until they were provided with cold drinking water and fans for the hot summer heat.
Beirut's trash crisis began in July when Lebanon's Environment Ministry closed its largest Naameh landfill site. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 28, 2015 - 12:56 GMT
A large crowd of demonstrators has once again taken to the streets of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to express anger over the worsening garbage crisis in the Arab country.
Notorious Salafist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir was detained by Lebanese authorities as he was trying to board a plane to Nigeria. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 17:25 GMT
Salafist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir on Thursday admitted to funding a militant group involved in armed clashes against the Lebanese military.