Electric night of protests in Lebanon amid anger over blast

World Aug 9, 2020

Electric night of protests in Lebanon amid anger over blast

Lebanese protesters stormed several ministries Saturday in apparently planned raids after an explosion blamed on government negligence at Beirut port devastated the city and ignited unprecedented popular rage. The day started with funerals for some of the 158 people killed by Tuesday's monster blast but ...

Beirut's involvement likely in Ghosn's escape: reports

National Jan 2, 2020

Beirut's involvement likely in Ghosn's escape: reports

The Lebanese government is highly likely to have been involved in former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn's escape earlier this week to Lebanon from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on bail, according to local news reports and other sources. Lebanese President Michel Aoun ...