Lebanon: Interpol issues warrants for people involved in Beirut port explosion

Lebanese state media said the international police organization has issued Red Notices for the owner and captain of a ship that brought tons of ammonium nitrate to Beirut years before last August's tragic explosion.

Al-Monitor Staff | Beirut explosion | Jan 12, 2021
al-monitor A picture taken on Aug. 5, 2020, shows the damaged grain silo and a burnt boat at Beirut's harbor, one day after a powerful twin explosion tore through Lebanon's capital, resulting from the ignition of a huge depot of ammonium nitrate at the city's main port. Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images.

Lebanon declares 24-hour curfew, state of emergency

The round-the-clock curfew will take effect at 5 am on Thursday and last until Jan. 25.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Jan 11, 2021

Lebanon returns to lockdown as virus cases spike

The lockdown, which runs through Feb. 1, mandates an overnight curfew and the closure of most businesses.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Jan 7, 2021

Lebanon to enter new national lockdown Thursday

An overnight curfew and other restrictions will run through Feb. 1.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Jan 4, 2021

Nasrallah says Hezbollah would not be part of Iran nuclear talks

The Shiite party's leader also said Hezbollah has doubled its missile supplies.

Al-Monitor Staff | | Dec 28, 2020