Paul Astih
Arab World 26 August 2023, Lebanon, Kfra Shouba: UN peacekeeping troops secure the Lebanese border side with Israel at the outskirts of the Lebanese southern village of Kfar Shouba. (dpa)

Lebanon Accuses Israel of Targeting UN Peacekeepers at Border

Three United Nations observers and a translator were wounded on Saturday when a shell exploded near them as they were carrying out a foot patrol in south…

Paul Astih (Beirut)
Arab World Lebanese citizens Inspect Destroyed Building After Israeli Airstrike in Southern Town of Dibbin (AFP)

Hezbollah Seeks to Offset War Impact with Compensation, Reconstruction Plans

Hezbollah in Lebanon is providing significant aid to over 87,000 people displaced from southern border villages due to ongoing conflict with Israel since it…

Paul Astih (Beirut)
Arab World The Lebanese Parliament during the discussion of the general budget last week (Reuters)

Lebanon: MPs Criticize ‘Randomness of Legislation’

The majority of Lebanese deputies are still waiting for the 2024 budget law, which was approved by the Lebanese Parliament after three days of drawn-out…

Paul Astih
Arab World Lebanese soldiers at the entrance to the Ain al-Hilweh camp in southern Lebanon during clashes last summer between Palestinian factions (AFP)

Hamas Seeks to Enhance Popularity in Lebanon’s Palestinian Camps

Palestinian officials in Lebanon consider the Hamas movement’s decision to establish a new unit under the name of the Vanguards of the Al-Aqsa Flood, as an…

Paul Astih (Beirut)
Features Lebanon: Media’s 'Retreat' from Covering the Movement Angers Activists 

Lebanon: Media’s 'Retreat' from Covering the Movement Angers Activists 

Many of the Lebanese popular movement activists expressed their displeasure with the media’s “retreat” over the past few weeks after they had played a critical…

Paul Astih (Beirut)
Arab World Intense Efforts Exerted to Contain Fallout from Mount Lebanon Unrest

Intense Efforts Exerted to Contain Fallout from Mount Lebanon Unrest

Lebanese leaders scrambled on Monday to contain the repercussions of the shootout in the town of Kfar Matta, where two bodyguards of State Minister for Refugee…

Paul Astih (Beirut) Youssef Diab (Beirut)