Fears develop for endangered turtles after oil spill hits Lebanon

Tyre, Lebanon – The sandy shores of the Tyre nature reserve on the Mediterranean are a nesting floor for multiple species of endangered turtles. But since an oil spill off the Israeli coast early final month, seashores in south Lebanon, too, are washed up with deposits of tar. “This is a green turtle, an endangered… Continue reading Fears develop for endangered turtles after oil spill hits Lebanon

Protests proceed as Lebanon’s Hassan Diab threatens to cease work

Protesters have blocked roadways throughout Lebanon for the fifth day in a row, setting fireplace to tyres and items of furnishings as Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab threatened to cease performing his duties to strain politicians to type a brand new authorities. The renewed protests on Saturday got here amid anger in regards to… Continue reading Protests proceed as Lebanon’s Hassan Diab threatens to cease work

Lebanon’s Salameh threatens to sue Bloomberg over sanctions report

Mar 5, 2021 Lebanon’s embattled central financial institution chief is threatening to sue Bloomberg after the information outlet reported on Thursday that the United States was contemplating imposing sanctions towards him.  Citing 4 folks conversant in the matter, Bloomberg reported that the US administration was discussing with European counterparts the potential for coordinated sanctions on… Continue reading Lebanon’s Salameh threatens to sue Bloomberg over sanctions report

Lebanon begins cleansing seashores after oil spill

Volunteers in southern Lebanon start eradicating tar from seashores after an oil spill that would endanger marine life. Lebanese started cleansing seashores on Saturday after an oil spill deposited tar over giant stretches of the coast within the southern a part of the nation. A storm greater than every week in the past threw tonnes… Continue reading Lebanon begins cleansing seashores after oil spill

World Bank warns Lebanon after politicians, workers minimize line for vaccine

Feb 23, 2021 The World Bank warned that it might halt funding for Lebanon’s COVID-19 vaccination marketing campaign amid allegations that members of parliament are leaping the road to obtain their jabs.  On Tuesday, 16 lawmakers and 5 of their workers members have been vaccinated on the parliament, regardless of a rollout plan that prioritizes well being employees,… Continue reading World Bank warns Lebanon after politicians, workers minimize line for vaccine

Lebanon begins vaccinations with sceptics a serious hurdle

Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s COVID-19 vaccination roll-out has begun, however there stay issues essentially the most weak folks within the nation could also be unnoticed of the marketing campaign or excluded altogether. Regardless of nationality or authorized standing, anybody living in Lebanon is meant to be coated below its vaccination marketing campaign, together with refugees… Continue reading Lebanon begins vaccinations with sceptics a serious hurdle

Lebanon launches COVID vaccine drive, PM to attend ‘turn’: Live

blinking-dot Live updates After a pointy rise in COVID infections, Lebanon begins vaccine drive as PM Hassan Diab says he’ll wait his ‘turn’. Lebanon has began its COVID-19 vaccination marketing campaign, shortly after it obtained 28,500 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine – the primary of incoming batches. Lebanon has been beneath a 24-hour curfew for… Continue reading Lebanon launches COVID vaccine drive, PM to attend ‘turn’: Live

Lebanon central financial institution governor summoned for questioning by decide

Beirut, Lebanon — An investigative decide was set to query the governor of Lebanon’s central financial institution and others on Monday on costs of dereliction of responsibility and breach of belief. Riad Salameh, governor of Lebanon’s central financial institution since 1993, has come underneath elevated scrutiny for his administration of Lebanon’s financial system for the… Continue reading Lebanon central financial institution governor summoned for questioning by decide

Lebanon ambulance driver: ‘Hospitals cannot take our Covid sufferers’

First it was an financial collapse, then the Beirut blast, and now coronavirus. Lebanon has seen a document variety of infections and deaths in current weeks after the authorities relaxed restrictions over the festive interval. Now they’re implementing one of many world’s strictest curfews because the nation’s hospitals reach breaking level. Reporter: Martin Patience Camera… Continue reading Lebanon ambulance driver: ‘Hospitals cannot take our Covid sufferers’

Tough instances for Lebanon’s largest optimist

Beirut, Lebanon – Anthony Rahayel’s work is guided by a easy premise he has repeated like a mantra in tons of of on-line movies through the years: “Lebanon is the most beautiful country in the world.” It was a courageous assertion even earlier than Lebanon’s horrible downfall over the previous yr or so. Now, after… Continue reading Tough instances for Lebanon’s largest optimist