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‘As important as oxygen’: Lebanon refugee children return to learning
The economic crisis and lockdowns have led schools to shut and pupils to drop out, but homegrown solutions are emerging to fill the gap

Kamar Ghossn in Beirut

01, Sep, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Lebanon LGBTQ+ activists say attacks are distraction from country’s problems
Community reports shift from uneasy tolerance to being scapegoated for socioeconomic crisis

Ruth Michaelson

30, Aug, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Tensions escalate between Israel and Hezbollah in border region
Lebanese militant group appears to be trying new tactics to test Israel’s resolve

Bethan McKernan, Jerusalem correspondent

03, Aug, 2023 @3:59 AM

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‘We fear leaving the house’: Lebanon and Turkey step up deportations of Syrian refugees
Countries that once welcomed Syrians fleeing the civil war are now forcing them to return as Assad is feted by the Arab world

Ruth Michaelson and Asmaa al-Omer in Istanbul, Edmund Bower in Beirut

27, Jun, 2023 @11:16 AM

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Disgraced Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn sues former employer for $1bn
Executive who jumped bail in Japan and escaped to Beirut has filed claim in Lebanese court

Mark Sweney

20, Jun, 2023 @1:17 PM

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Women behind the lens: ‘The next day she got a tattoo of broken glass’
Rania Matar has found inspiration in Beirut’s resilient women, trying to rebuild lives after the huge blasts that wrecked the city

Rania Matar

07, Jun, 2023 @6:30 AM

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‘I want to be part of the rebirth’: the artists bringing creation out of Beirut’s chaos
Decades of civil war and economic meltdowns left Lebanon’s people struggling for hope – but the country’s creatives are fighting back

04, Jun, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Saudi-Iranian detente is fragile but potential for the Middle East is huge
Should rapprochement solidify it could augur well for Yemen, Lebanon and Syria – and spell disaster for Israel

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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UK imposes sanctions on art collector accused of financing Hezbollah
Nazem Ahmad, who has owned works by Picasso and Warhol, suspected of laundering money for militant group

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

18, Apr, 2023 @2:57 PM

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Shadow lands: inside the 14 April Guardian Weekly
Israel, Hezbollah and the spectre of war. Plus: the cost of the British crown.

Graham Snowdon

12, Apr, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Power play: the Lebanese board game with a political point to make
‘Reformists’ take on the corrupt ‘elite' in a game that recreates the golden age – and invites players to imagine a different history

Jenny Gustafsson in Beirut

10, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Holiday rites without clashes in Jerusalem but region braces for further violence
Al-Aqsa mosque compound tensions have triggered cross-border fighting in Gaza and drawn in Lebanon and Syria

Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem

09, Apr, 2023 @12:19 PM

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