Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 9°C Saturday 16 January 2021

#Lebanon

# lebanon - Saturday 26 December, 2020

French investigators to question former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon
# Carlos Ghosn
# Carlos Ghosn

French investigators to question former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

Dec 26th 2020, 4:53 PM 14,721 Views 3 Comments

The 66-year-old is facing a series of charges in Japan and France.

# lebanon - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Man convicted of murder of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon in 1980
# Beirut
# Beirut

Man convicted of murder of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon in 1980

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:27 AM 30,273 Views 10 Comments

Private Thomas Barrett and Private Derek Smallhorne were killed while on a peacekeeping mission over 40 years ago.

# lebanon - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Michael Cheika appointed Lebanon head coach for Rugby League World Cup
# The Old Country
From The42
# The Old Country

Michael Cheika appointed Lebanon head coach for Rugby League World Cup

Nov 19th 2020, 8:55 PM 11,132 Views 9 Comments

The Cedars will face Ireland in Group C at next year’s tournament, which will be hosted by England.

# lebanon - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests
# Beirut
# Beirut

Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

Oct 17th 2020, 6:56 PM 16,381 Views 2 Comments

The protesters held a candelit vigil in Beirut at the site of the port explosion in August.

# lebanon - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port a month after explosion
# Beirut
# Beirut

Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port a month after explosion

Sep 10th 2020, 1:23 PM 17,878 Views 5 Comments

A column of black smoke billowed from the port.

# lebanon - Friday 4 September, 2020

'Pulse' raises hope of survivor one month after Beirut blast
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'Pulse' raises hope of survivor one month after Beirut blast

Sep 4th 2020, 9:04 AM 21,886 Views 1 Comment

A sniffer dog used by Chilean rescuers on Wednesday night responded to a scent from the site of a collapsed building.

# lebanon - Monday 31 August, 2020

Lebanese diplomat appointed to form new government in crisis-hit country
# Beirut
# Beirut

Lebanese diplomat appointed to form new government in crisis-hit country

Aug 31st 2020, 1:28 PM 7,341 Views 0 Comments

His appointment comes weeks after a devastating explosion in Beirut.

# lebanon - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Tribunal finds Hezbollah member guilty of ex-prime minister's murder in 2005
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Tribunal finds Hezbollah member guilty of ex-prime minister's murder in 2005

Aug 18th 2020, 3:49 PM 12,767 Views 5 Comments

One of four men were found guilty today.

Verdict due over assassination of former Lebanese prime minister amid fears of more violence
# Hezbollah
# Hezbollah

Verdict due over assassination of former Lebanese prime minister amid fears of more violence

Aug 18th 2020, 8:40 AM 10,190 Views 2 Comments

The tribunal’s long-awaited decision comes two weeks after a cataclysmic blast at Beirut port.

# lebanon - Friday 14 August, 2020

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut
# Emergency
# Emergency

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut

Aug 14th 2020, 7:36 AM 8,872 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.

# lebanon - Monday 10 August, 2020

The entire Lebanese government has resigned over last week's massive explosion
# Beirut Explosion
# Beirut Explosion

The entire Lebanese government has resigned over last week's massive explosion

Aug 10th 2020, 5:58 PM 24,429 Views 24 Comments

The cabinet has been under increasing pressure after several ministers quit or expressed their intention to step down in recent days.

# lebanon - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Countries pledge €250m in aid for port blast to be delivered 'directly' to Lebanese people
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Countries pledge €250m in aid for port blast to be delivered 'directly' to Lebanese people

Updated Aug 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 39,996 Views 22 Comments

Countries pledged financial aid and called for an independent inquiry at a virtual donor conference hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron today.

# lebanon - Saturday 8 August, 2020

'People want revenge': Heated protests in Beirut call for accountability after port blast kills 158
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'People want revenge': Heated protests in Beirut call for accountability after port blast kills 158

Updated Aug 8th 2020, 6:30 PM 39,391 Views 12 Comments

At least 158 people were killed in the blast, and 6,000 have been injured.

# lebanon - Friday 7 August, 2020

I knew of chemicals weeks before Beirut blast, says Lebanon’s president
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

I knew of chemicals weeks before Beirut blast, says Lebanon’s president

Aug 7th 2020, 10:00 PM 30,566 Views 19 Comments

Michel Aoun said he ordered action to be taken at the time but he has no authority over the port.

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast
# Beirut
# Beirut

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast

Aug 7th 2020, 3:58 PM 15,284 Views 19 Comments

Michel Aoun today said a missile or negligence could have been responsible for the explosion.

Protesters clash with police on the streets of Beirut days after deadly explosion
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Protesters clash with police on the streets of Beirut days after deadly explosion

Aug 7th 2020, 7:23 AM 15,613 Views 8 Comments

Tear gas was used against those protesting against political leaders.

# lebanon - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast
# Beirut
# Beirut

Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast

Aug 6th 2020, 5:49 PM 21,155 Views 0 Comments

It is unclear how much support the international community will offer the notoriously dysfunctional government.

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion
# Support
# Support

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion

Aug 6th 2020, 7:05 AM 16,945 Views 13 Comments

Lebanon’s prime minister has called on “friendly countries” to lend their support.

# lebanon - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Opinion: 'Lebanon needs help - or the consequences for the Middle East don't bear thinking about'
# Concern
# Concern

Opinion: 'Lebanon needs help - or the consequences for the Middle East don't bear thinking about'

Aug 5th 2020, 8:00 PM 23,249 Views 26 Comments

Yesterday’s explosion made a desperate situation worse, writes Bríd Kennedy of Concern.

Port officials under house arrest after explosion in Lebanon’s capital
# Beirut
# Beirut

Port officials under house arrest after explosion in Lebanon’s capital

Aug 5th 2020, 7:54 PM 29,300 Views 6 Comments

At least 100 people died and thousands were injured in the blast which caused damage over a large area of Beirut.

Explainer: How Beirut explosions came at 'worst time possible' for a country in a 'dire situation'
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Explainer: How Beirut explosions came at 'worst time possible' for a country in a 'dire situation'

Aug 5th 2020, 5:00 PM 18,236 Views 5 Comments

Prior to the devastating blasts, Lebanon was already dealing with its worst economic recession in decades.

'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon
# Explosion
# Explosion

'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon

Aug 5th 2020, 3:08 PM 15,697 Views 5 Comments

A large area of the Lebanese capital sits under rubble today following the blast less than 48 hours ago.

In pictures: The aftermath of the massive Beirut explosions
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

In pictures: The aftermath of the massive Beirut explosions

Aug 5th 2020, 1:21 PM 27,932 Views 23 Comments

The scale of the destruction was such that the city has been left resembling the scene of an earthquake.

Trump says US generals 'feel' Beirut explosion was an 'attack', despite no evidence
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Trump says US generals 'feel' Beirut explosion was an 'attack', despite no evidence

Aug 5th 2020, 10:59 AM 35,800 Views 45 Comments

Lebanese officials say they have not determined the cause of the explosion.

Ammonium nitrate: What is the chemical that has been blamed for the Beirut blast?
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Ammonium nitrate: What is the chemical that has been blamed for the Beirut blast?

Aug 5th 2020, 9:04 AM 38,837 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Hassan Diab has said 2,750 tonnes of the agricultural fertiliser had blown up.

Rescuers work through the night as death toll rises following massive Beirut explosions
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Rescuers work through the night as death toll rises following massive Beirut explosions

Aug 5th 2020, 7:02 AM 36,988 Views 24 Comments

Lebanon’s prime minister said the blast was caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate.

# lebanon - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

At least 73 dead and 3,700 wounded in Beirut blasts
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

At least 73 dead and 3,700 wounded in Beirut blasts

Updated Aug 4th 2020, 9:40 PM 108,354 Views 49 Comments

“It is a disaster in every sense of the word,” Health Minister Hamad Hassan said.

# lebanon - Monday 22 June, 2020

Over 100 peacekeeping troops arrive home from Lebanon after Covid-19 delay
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Over 100 peacekeeping troops arrive home from Lebanon after Covid-19 delay

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:41 AM 15,183 Views 4 Comments

Minister Paul Kehoe has thanked them for their service.

# lebanon - Friday 22 May, 2020

Irish troops in Lebanon to return home at the end of next month after Covid-19 delay
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

Irish troops in Lebanon to return home at the end of next month after Covid-19 delay

May 22nd 2020, 11:22 AM 12,940 Views 12 Comments

Upon arrival in Ireland, personnel will be required to spend 14 days in self-isolation.

# lebanon - Monday 13 April, 2020

'You're living in a jungle and you have to survive': The reality of life in a refugee camp
# Beirut
# Beirut

'You're living in a jungle and you have to survive': The reality of life in a refugee camp

Apr 13th 2020, 9:00 PM 18,040 Views 11 Comments

Refugee camps in Lebanon are at breaking point but many people don’t want to leave their homes, instead choosing to improve them from inside.

# lebanon - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee

Apr 12th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,345 Views 15 Comments

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have shared their experiences with TheJournal.ie.

# lebanon - Saturday 11 April, 2020

'My nephew was hit by a rocket, we couldn't find any trace of him': Syrians explain why they fled their homes
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'My nephew was hit by a rocket, we couldn't find any trace of him': Syrians explain why they fled their homes

Apr 11th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,441 Views 11 Comments

NGOs in Lebanon are trying to build bridges between Syrian refugees and local people, using techniques from Northern Ireland.

# lebanon - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'We're showering twice a day': Concerns over 'disastrous' consequences Covid-19 could cause in refugee camps
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'We're showering twice a day': Concerns over 'disastrous' consequences Covid-19 could cause in refugee camps

Mar 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,992 Views 20 Comments

NGOs have warned that self-isolation is virtually impossible in refugee camps and informal settlements.

# lebanon - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Authorities left dumbfounded after ex-Nissan boss flees Japan to Lebanon while awaiting trial
# Carlos Ghosn
# Carlos Ghosn

Authorities left dumbfounded after ex-Nissan boss flees Japan to Lebanon while awaiting trial

Dec 31st 2019, 10:20 AM 16,866 Views 0 Comments

Carlos Ghosn, formerly a giant of the motor industry, faced charges of financial misconduct.

# lebanon - Saturday 19 October, 2019

President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns'
# Protests
# Protests

President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns'

Oct 19th 2019, 6:37 PM 25,139 Views 41 Comments

Their itinerary for today was cancelled due the ongoing protests in the city.

# lebanon - Monday 2 September, 2019

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:31 AM 12,964 Views 48 Comments

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border.

# lebanon - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Delayed Defence Force members now due home from Golan Heights on Sunday
# Stuck
# Stuck

Delayed Defence Force members now due home from Golan Heights on Sunday

Apr 4th 2019, 6:30 PM 10,714 Views 24 Comments

They had finished a six-month tour of duty and the soldiers to replace them have already arrived.

# lebanon - Monday 25 March, 2019

Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope

Mar 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 7,380 Views 9 Comments

The Syrian crisis may be entering its ninth year but a return home still feels a long way off for half a million children stranded in Lebanon, writes Aine Costigan

# lebanon - Monday 18 March, 2019

Defence Forces personnel recognised for their role in south Lebanon at special ceremony
# Peacekeeping
# Peacekeeping

Defence Forces personnel recognised for their role in south Lebanon at special ceremony

Mar 18th 2019, 2:30 PM 16,880 Views 16 Comments

There are 458 Irish personnel attached to Unifil.

# lebanon - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Heavy rain and snow wrecks Syrian refugee settlements in Lebanon
# Refugees
# Refugees

Heavy rain and snow wrecks Syrian refugee settlements in Lebanon

Jan 9th 2019, 9:05 AM 11,206 Views 10 Comments

Thousands have been left in need of emergency assistance, according to aid workers.

1 2 3 4 5