Syrian refugee camp torched in Lebanon, hundreds left homeless

Beirut: Hundreds of Syrian refugees fled their makeshift camp in north Lebanon after their tents were torched when fighting broke out between local youths and camp residents, aid officials said on Sunday. At least three were injured in the incident on Dec.26 in the Miniyeh region near the coastal city of Tripoli, which was followed … Read more

Beirut blast: Lebanon Prime Minister, 3 ex-ministers charged with criminal negligence

Beirut: A Lebanese judge charged caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab and three ex-ministers with criminal negligence over the explosion in Beirut`s port in August that killed more than 200 people. According to CNN — while citing Lebanon`s state-owned National News Agency — Diab as well as two former public works ministers and an ex-minister were … Read more