Deadly clashes in Beirut after protests against the port blast judge

Several people were killed in clashes in Beirut during last year’s devastating port explosion. The violence erupted during a protest organized by the militant group Hezbollah and its allies against the chief judge investigating the explosion. At least five people were killed and dozens injured in some of the largest fighting in years, authorities said. … Read more

Carlos Ghosn: French magistrates question former Renault boss in Beirut

A team of French magistrates began questioning former Renault chief Carlos Ghosn in Beirut on Monday on suspicions of financial misconduct, Lebanese judicial officials said. The meeting marks the first opportunity for the business magnate-turned-fugitive to defend himself against French allegations of financial wrongdoing since his arrest in Japan three years ago, followed by his … Read more