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France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
During the meeting, Aoun said he hoped that the future would bring the people of Lebanon and France closer.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah is seen on posters during a rally in Beirut. (AFP/File)
February 17, 2017 - 15:33 GMT
Nasrallah also described Donald Trump's Middle East policy as 'confusing.'
Lebanese army forces on patrol. (AFP/File)
February 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The Lebanese and Palestinian nationals were allegedly planning attacks and assassinations in the country.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun (C) and Jordan's King Abdullah II (unseen) review the honour guard during an official welcome ceremony at Marka airport in Amman on February 14, 2017. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
February 15, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Meanwhile, Michel Aoun's comments describing Hezbollah as a 'crucial' part of Lebanon's defenses caused an uproar in the region.
Mourners pay respects on the anniversary of Rafik Hariri's death. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Religious leaders gathered at former prime minister Rafik Hariri's grave in downtown Beirut on the eve of the anniversary of his death.
The Lebanese army clashed with the followers of radical cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir in 2013. (AFP/File)
January 26, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
A follower of the radical preacher Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir entered Costa Coffee in Beirut's Hamra district wearing a suicide belt when his attack was thwarted.
Hunters shoot down seagulls that are attracted by the garbage at the Costa Brava dump, on January 14, 2017 near Beirut's International Airport. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
January 16, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Costa Brava landfill, located next to the Beirut airport, was temporarily closed after it posed a threat to aviation safety.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) gestures next to Russian Ambassador to France Alexander Orlov (L) and European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini as they take part with other representatives during the Mideast peace conference in Paris on January 15, 2017. (AFP/Bertrand Guay)
January 16, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Around half a million Palestinians still reside in Lebanon, most of them living below the poverty line.
Lebanese president Michel Aoun met with the Qatari emir after a trip to Saudi Arabia to repair relations with the country. (AFP/File)
January 12, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The Lebanese president asked the emir to continue Qatar's efforts in assisting with locating several Lebanese nationals who were kidnapped by Daesh in 2014.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers and policemen being held hostage by jihadists in Syria, hold portraits during a protest to press for their release. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
January 11, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Lebanese President Michel Aoun, who will head a delegation to Doha on Wednesday, is expected to press Qatar to pursue the case of the nine Lebanese servicemen.
Thierry Mariani, who is a member of The Republicans party, his fellow LR member Nicolas Dhuicq and a former member of the Democratic Movement party and presidential candidate, Jean Lassalle, arrived in Damascus on Thursday to visit Syrian Christians in Aleppo. (Twitter)
January 10, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Their humanitarian visit was organized without coordination between foreign ministries.
George Piro, special agent in charge of the FBI's Miami Division speaks during a news conference at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Terminal, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Jan. 7, 2017. (File photo)
January 09, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
George Piro, head of the FBI's Miami field office, is a Beirut native fluent in Arabic and Assyrian.
Lebanese president-elect Michel Aoun sits on the presidential chair at the presidential palace in Baabda east of Beirut on Oct. 31, 2016. (AFP/File)
January 05, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Aoun will visit the Kingdom Jan. 9-10 at the invitation of King Salman, before heading to Qatar for a two-day visit.
President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun. (AFP/File)
January 04, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Amine Bakri, 56, was shot dead by gunmen near his workplace Sunday in the Angolan capital Luanda.
Clashes have recently erupted in south Lebanon's Ain el-Hilweh camp between rival extremist groups. (AFP/File)
January 03, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Many essential services stopped after violence flared in the poverty-stricken refugee camp.
Lebanese troops are seen on patrol in the border town of Arsal. (AFP/File)
January 01, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Nine are still being held hostage after being captured during clashes in Arsal in August 2014.