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Jordan’s King vows to stand by Lebanon

Jordan’s King Abdullah II meets Lebanon's Prime Minister amid ongoing fuel shortage in Lebanon.

Jordan’s King vows to stand by Lebanon

Lebanon's new government wins vote of confidence

Prime Minister Najib Mikati's government wins vote of confidence for a policy program that aims to remedy the country’s economic crisis.

Lebanon's new government wins vote of confidence

Lebanese PM vows to liberate 'territories occupied by Israel'

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati says Lebanese citizens have the right to oppose Israel and respond to its attacks.

Lebanese PM vows to liberate 'territories occupied by Israel'

Lebanese PM: Iranian fuel shipments are a breach of Lebanon's sovereignty

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati criticizes Iranian fuel shipments imported by Hezbollah, in violation of US sanctions on Iran.

Lebanese PM: Iranian fuel shipments breach our sovereignty

Lebanese government formed after 13-month impasse

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati vows to leave no stone unturned in efforts to rescue the country.

Lebanese government formed after 13-month impasse

Lebanon's PM-designate holds consultations with parties

Najib Mikati is trying to put together a government to rescue the crisis-hit country.

Lebanon's PM-designate holds consultations with parties

Lebanon to designate yet another Prime Ministerial candidate

Lebanese wealthy businessman Najib Mikati to be designated PM after winning the support of most major parties.

Lebanon to designate yet another Prime Ministerial candidate

Lebanese Army Investigating IDF Soldier's Killing

Lebanese army says a soldier "acting on his own accord" was behind the killing of IDF soldier Shlomi Cohen.

Lebanese Army Investigating IDF Soldier's Killing

Lebanon's Prime Minister Announces Resignation

Lebanon's PM Najib Mikati announces the resignation of his government, calls for the formation of a unity government.

Lebanon's Prime Minister Announces Resignation

Lebanon PM Suspends Resignation Over 'Rage'

Lebanese PM Najib Mikati has suspended his decision to resign as the opposition 'March 14' faction calls for a 'Day of Rage.'

Lebanon PM Suspends Resignation with Calls for 'Day of Rage'

STL to Issue More Indictments in Hariri Hit

More indictments in the 2005 assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri are coming as assassination rumors swirl.

STL to Issue More Indictments in Hariri Hit

Hizbullah Defense Minister Backs Syrian Charges

Lebanon is trying to stay out of the Syrian troubles, but Syria and Hizbullah are allies and the latter backs Syria's propaganda line.

Lebanon Cannot Get Its Story Right on Arms to Syria

Mikati Makes End-Run on Hizbullah to Fund STL

Lebanon's PM Najib Mikati has averted the collapse of his government by funding the STL from his own office's coffers.

Mikati Makes End-Run on Hizbullah to Fund STL

Beirut Opposition Targets Hizbullah Arms

Opposition leaders in Lebanon say they will not enter a dialogue with the government unless Hizbullah's disarmament is discussed first.

Beirut: Opposition Targets Hizbullah's Arsenal

US State Department Pays Mikati Unannounced Visit

Senior US official arrives unannounced in Beirut to pay Lebanese Prime Minister a late night visit over funding for the STL.

US State Department Pays Mikati Unannounced Visit

Beirut Vows to Protect Syrian Refugees

Lebanese prime minister Najib Mikati has vowed to protect some 5,000 Syrian refugees who have fled the Assad regime.

Beirut Vows to Protect Syrian Refugees

Beirut Cabinet Crisis, Take Four

Lebanese prime minister Najib Mikati's pledge to fund the Special Tribunal for Lebanon is threatening to bring down his government.

Beirut Cabinet Crisis, Take Four

Power Deal Keeps Beirut Gov't Afloat

A controversial power bill that threatened to topple the Hizbullah-backed government in Beirut has been approved.

Controversial Power Deal Saves Mikati Government

Power Politics Amp Lebanese Cabinet Crisis

A potential cabinet crisis has lit up Beirut as power politics top the Hizbullah-backed Mikati government's agenda.

Power Politics Amp Lebanese Cabinet Crisis

MIkati Will Support UN Tribunal

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Najib Mikati said he will support the UN special tribunal that is investigating the killing of former PM Rafik Hariri.

Lebanese PM Says He Will Support UN Tribunal

Iran: Syria Trouble Zionist Plot

Iranian officials visiting Lebanon warn that Syria's internal unrest is the result of an American-Israeli plot; warn Lebanon to be 'vigilant.'

Iran Says Syrian Turmoil an Israeli-American Plot

Lebanese Gov't Wins Vote

Lebanon's government wins a no-confidence vote after Sa'ad Hariri supporters walk out over a policy statement on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Mikati Wins No Confidence Vote 68-60

Two Weeks or Bust in Lebanon

Lebanon's government will collapse unless its governance plan is published by July 13. Cabinet deadlocked over coming Special Tribunal indictments.

Two Weeks or Bust in Lebanon