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Lebanon's state electricity company warned on Thursday the country could plunge into a total blackout by the end of September as its fuel oil reserves dwindle.
Lebanon’s new government on Monday won a vote of confidence from parliament, putting an end to the 13-month political deadlock that has gripped the country.
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for the EU to adopt targeted sanctions on Lebanese officials said to be engaged in corruption and obstructing the Beirut Port explosion investigation.
A third and a fourth fuel-laden vessel is expected to head out of Iran towards Lebanon in the future, Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah says.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati have signed a decree on the formation of the new government, the presidency announced on Friday, ending 13-month deadlock that has worsened the country’s economic situation.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has objected to the US sanctions against the Syrian people, calling for the lifting of sanctions as soon as possible.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed the country’s readiness to assist Lebanon with the reconstruction process in the wake of a recent blast in Beirut.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has, in a telephone conversation on Thursday, offered condolences to his Lebanese counterpart Michel Aoun on the deadly Beirut port explosion.