#Lebanon

.Tel Aviv, Israel
Rockets launched from Gaza Strip towards Israel. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Rockets were fired from near the village of Seddiqine in the district of Tyre
  • This is the third such attack this week
  • It's presently unknown who was behind the rocket attack

.Jerusalem, Israel
(Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • The Israeli army launched artillery towards Lebanon on Monday
  • Earlier, Lebanon fired rockets that failed to hit Israel
  • The Israeli army said Lebanon fired six rockets

.Beirut, Lebanon
Tens of thousands of Lebanese have lost their jobs or seen their income reduced to a pittance due to Lebanon's worst economic crisis in decades. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Ibrahim al-Dika had raised his Belgian shepherd Lexi since she was a tiny pup
  • Lebanon's economic crisis made Ibrahim al-Dika jobless and he had to sell her to repay a bank loan
  • With more than half of Lebanon's population now living in poverty, many Lebanese have to depend on NGOs to get by

.Beirut, Lebanon
'Quds Rise' is the name of Lebanon's first electric car (Photo Credits: Unsplash))

  • A Lebanon-made electric car made its debut on Saturday
  • It is the "first automobile to be made locally," the businessman behind the project said
  • Production of up to 10,000 vehicles is hoped to start later this year in Lebanon

.Damascus, Syria
Syria has seen a decade of civil war. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • This will be the second vote since the conflict erupted in March 2011
  • Syria is in a deep economic crisis owing to the pandemic and financial turmoil in Lebanon
  • Voting will only be allowed for Syrians living in government-controlled areas

.Beirut, Lebanon
Anti-government protests were held last month in the streets of Lebanon's capital Beirut in the wake of economic crisis. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Abla Barotta, survivor of civil war fears a "slow death" from Lebanon's worst economic crisis in decades
  • She said that the worst days in the past weren't this tough
  • Lebanon on Tuesday marks 46 years since violence in Beirut between Lebanese Christians and Palestinians

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.Tartus‎, Syria
Syria's interior ministry said the bodies washed up on a beach in the port city of Tartus. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • The sisters went missing from their home in Bziza village, northern Lebanon, on Monday
  • The identification was initially made thanks to pictures posted on Facebook by their family
  • The father of the three women later confirmed their identities

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Amnesty International accused Lebanese authorities of torturing Syrian detainees. (Photo credit: Envato)

  • Amnesty International documented a report called "I wish I would die" 
  • The report is about 26 Syrians who were imprisoned between 2014 and 2021 in Lebanon
  • The NGO said that they were tortured either in prison or during interrogation

.Lebanon
In a Lebanon textile workshop surging coronavirus cases forced Umm Omar into the grim business of body bags. (Photo credit: Representative/Pixabay)

  • "We used to sew festive clothes, outfits for pilgrims, We brought people joy, said Umm Omar, textile worker
  • Lebanon as recorded 343,584 coronavirus cases
  • Country's virus outbreak forced textile workers to produce face masks and medical gowns