France supports Hariri's proposal to end Lebanon Cabinet standoff

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has suggested the role of finance minister be held by an "independent" Shiite.

Al-Monitor Staff | | Sep 23, 2020
al-monitor French President Emmanuel Macron (R) is watched by Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri as he addresses media representatives at The Elysee Palace in Paris on Sept. 20, 2019, ahead of meetings in the French capital. Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images.

Lebanon rocked by another explosion in Hezbollah stronghold

A security source told Reuters that an arms depot belonging to Hezbollah exploded due to a "technical error."

Al-Monitor Staff | | Sep 22, 2020

Bulgarian court sentences two men in bus bombing that killed Israelis

Bulgaria said that two dual citizens of Lebanon were responsible for the Black Sea attack that targeted Israeli tourists in 2012; Hezbollah has denied involvement.

Al-Monitor Staff | Courts and the law | Sep 21, 2020

US official alleges Hezbollah stashed ammonium nitrate throughout Europe

The claim came amid a Trump administration push for the EU to fully designate Hezbollah's political wing a terrorist group.

Al-Monitor Staff | Terrorism | Sep 19, 2020

US imposes sanctions on Iranian intelligence, Hezbollah-linked targets in Lebanon

New US sanctions affect 47 individuals and entities in Iran as well as three targets in Lebanon.

Al-Monitor Staff | | Sep 17, 2020