Tag: Beirut

  • Customs Strike Causes Fuel Supply Interruptions, Sparking Shortage Fears Across Lebanon

    May 20: Lebanese motorists have swarmed to gas stations across the country over fears of a possible runout if the strike carried out by customs employees continues.  Confusion erupted after […]

  • Beirut Port Temporarily Blocked By Protesters

    April 30: Amid protests by several unions, worried that their pensions could be cut, retired military personnel briefly blocked access to Beirut’s port, the central bank and the Finance Ministry’s […]

  • Bypassing Syria

    BEIRUT: The Agriculture Ministry is pursuing efforts to facilitate maritime transport to compensate for delays in land cargo through Syria, where the security situation has deteriorated significantly in the last […]

  • New Head of UNIFIL

    Rear Admiral Luiz Henrique Caroli of Brazil assumed command of the Maritime Task Force (MTF), the naval component of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), in a ceremony […]