India Lebanon's Prime Minister Diab announces early elections
Lebanon: Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti announces his resignation
© Joseph Eid, AFP Lebanese Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti during a press conference in Beirut, July 23, 2020. Au Lebanon, Nassif Hitti, the Minister of Foreign Affairs announced his resignation on Monday, citing disagreements with the government. This decision comes in a context of economic crisis, which has led to the explosion of poverty and unemployment in the country.
Explosion in Beirut: new victims found, a local judge for the investigation .
© Provided by Le Point Rescuers found on Friday the shredded bodies of firefighters killed in the deadly explosion at the port of Beirut 10 days ago , while the Lebanese authorities, opposed to an international investigation, charged a local judge with the investigation. In the disaster-stricken Lebanese capital, foreign emissaries follow one another, a sign that Lebanon has returned to the center of struggles for influence.