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27 May 2020
After a pause for a little over a month with the Covid-19 lockdown, new protests have erupted as the situation for ordinary workers in Lebanon has become desperate, writes Iain Dalton, Socialist Party national committee.
12 February 2020
In the following article - the fourth in a continuing series in the Socialist on countries in turmoil in the Middle East - Socialist Party national committee member Iain Dalton looks at the most recent protests shaking the political establishment in Lebanon
23 October 2019
Mass protests have engulfed Beirut and other cities across Lebanon demanding the ousting of the government
4 June 2008
AFTER THE last two weeks of street conflict between pro-government and opposition armed militias, workers in Lebanon are now facing two 'choices': either a sectarian civil war or 'civil peace' with a ruling 'coalition', writes Tamir Mahdi, Beirut.
21 May 2008
LEBANON HAS been wracked by a week of armed clashes between supporters of the Western backed Fouad Siniora government and the Hezbollah-led opposition...
31 May 2007
TWO ANTI-WAR protestors, who broke into RAF Fairford just before the bombing of Iraq in March 2003, have been cleared of all charges...
29 November 2006
Lebanon: UNIDENTIFIED GUNMEN assassinated Pierre Gemayel, Lebanon's industry minister and leader of the reactionary right-wing Kataeb (Phalange) party on 22 November...
21 September 2006
LASTING ONLY one month, the war in Lebanon between Israel and Hezbollah left 1,400 dead and 5,500 injured.
7 September 2006
AFTER MUCH wrangling, a United Nations (UN) force has been assembled to act as a 'buffer' in the 20-mile corridor between the Israel-Lebanon border and the Litani River. Most people will probably breathe a sigh of relief, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary
7 September 2006
A RECENT international donors' conference in Sweden pledged $940 million to help reconstruct Lebanon's shattered infrastructure. The total cost to Lebanon's economy probably runs into billions of dollars...
24 August 2006
THE ISRAELI ceasefire was met with great relief in Lebanon. During 34 days of intensive shelling, over 9,500 Lebanese 'targets' had been hit by the Israeli army and navy, writes Jenny Brooks.
10 August 2006
10 August 2006
27 July 2006
"THE BOMBING has been continuous and and intensive - nobody is safe. You can hear warplanes overhead all the time...
22 September 2005
THIS YEAR marks the 30th anniversary of Lebanon's descent into 15 years of horrific civil war...
12 March 2005
ONCE AGAIN the Middle East is in turmoil. As ROBERT BECHERT explains, the 14 February assassination of the former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri...
5 March 2005
"PEOPLE POWER", "the cedar revolution", boomed the Western press after mass protests in the Lebanon forced the resignation of the pro-Syrian prime minister Omar Karami and his government...
2 June 2000
IN THE end one of the world's most efficient and well-armed fighting forces - the IDF - was defeated by a Islamic volunteer guerrilla force of about 5,000 men - Hizbollah (funded mainly by the Iranian regime but also influenced and supported by the Syrian government)...
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