Agence France-Presse . Beirut

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    Russian strikes kill 9 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:14pm on November 17, 2019

    Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia on Sunday killed nine civilians in the jihadist-run enclave of Idlib in the northwest of the country, a...

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    Protest graffiti fills Beirut’s posh downtown

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    A majestic phoenix spreads its wings as Hayat Nazer adds a splash of colour to a Beirut wall. As Lebanon’s uprising enters its second month,...

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    Lebanon protests flare

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:08pm on November 13, 2019

    Lebanese protesters blocked main roads Wednesday, angered by what they viewed as the president ignoring their demands in nearly a month of rallies, and after...

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    Lebanese banks, schools shut as protesters push on

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:04pm on November 12, 2019

    Banks and schools in Lebanon were closed on Tuesday as protesters tried to prevent employees from clocking in at state institutions nearly one month into...

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    Students take to Lebanon streets as protests grow

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:30pm on November 07, 2019

    Thousands of students took to the streets across Lebanon Thursday to demand a better future as anti-government protests now entering their fourth week continued to...

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    Lebanon protests rage on as politicians stall

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:32pm on November 04, 2019

    Demonstrators in Lebanon tried to block key roads Monday after a weekend of mass rallies confirmed that political promises had failed to extinguish the unprecedented...

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    IS names Baghdadi successor

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:07pm on November 01, 2019

    The Islamic State jihadist group confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a statement Thursday and named his replacement as Abu Ibrahim...

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    Lebanon banks reopen as protests ease

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut, Lebanon | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    Lebanon banks reopened for the first time in two weeks on Friday as the country began to return to normal following mass demonstrations for radical...

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    Syria Kurds take DNA sample from Baghdadi underwear

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:56pm on October 29, 2019

    A Syrian Kurd undercover agent took a pair of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s underwear for DNA identification ahead of the US raid that killed the jihadist...

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    Lebanese demonstrators continue protests to keep revolt alive

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 02:23pm on October 28, 2019

    Lebanese demonstrators set up barricades and parked cars across key roads Monday to protest corruption and press their demands for a radical overhaul of their...