Bahrain tells its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately after minister’s Yemen comments anger Gulf states

Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry has called on its citizens to leave Lebanon, warning their safety could be at risk if they remain, amid a deepening diplomatic rift between the states. Bahrain had already expelled Lebanon’s envoy. … Read More >Bahrain tells its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately after minister’s Yemen comments anger Gulf states

Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry summons Lebanon’s ambassador over criticism of Saudi Arabia & UAE in Yemen conflict

Lebanon’s ambassador to Bahrain was summoned by the kingdom’s Foreign Affairs Ministry and handed a letter of protest over remarks made by a Lebanese minister about the role of the UAE and Saudi Arabia in the civil war in Yemen. … Read More >Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry summons Lebanon’s ambassador over criticism of Saudi Arabia & UAE in Yemen conflict

Death toll in Beirut’s heavy gunfire rises to 5 as violent protests against port blast judge sweep capital, Lebanese army deployed

Violent clashes involving heavy gunfire have claimed at least five lives in Beirut amid protests against the lead judge investigating last year’s deadly port blast. The Lebanese army has been deployed to quash the unrest. … Read More >Death toll in Beirut’s heavy gunfire rises to 5 as violent protests against port blast judge sweep capital, Lebanese army deployed

Beirut blast probe frozen for second time in weeks after top judge issues warrant to arrest former finance minister

The judge leading the probe into last year’s explosion in Beirut port has had to pause his investigation, for the second time in weeks, shortly after handing out an arrest warrant for Lebanon’s ex-finance minister. … Read More >Beirut blast probe frozen for second time in weeks after top judge issues warrant to arrest former finance minister

Lebanon to receive $1.1bn from IMF reserve to help its struggling economy after forming government following 13-month deadlock

The Lebanese government has said it will receive $1.135 billion in International Monetary Fund (IMF) Special Drawing Rights as the newly formed government tries to tackle the worst economic collapse in decades. … Read More >Lebanon to receive $1.1bn from IMF reserve to help its struggling economy after forming government following 13-month deadlock