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Security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at Lebanese protesters in central Beirut in clashes that went on into the night and wounded dozens of people.
Led by a stand-out performance from swingman Tom Abercrombie, the Tall Blacks have edged Lebanon 69-67 in Beirut and won their 10th consecutive World Cup qualifier in the process.
A British woman who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut has been found dead, Lebanese police have said.
The Prime Minister of Lebanon has "suspended" his resignation amid reports Saudi Arabia officials had detained him.
Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has for the first time publicly accused Saudi Arabia of detaining its prime minister.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he resigned to protect himself and will return home "in days".
Emily Clark from ABC writes the strange goings on in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon are the Crown Prince's ploy to assert authority and send a message, but that message may not be rational.
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has accused Saudi Arabia of declaring war on his country, days after Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri announced his resignation in the Saudi capital.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has resigned, saying in a televised broadcast from Saudi Arabia that he feared for his life, while also fiercely criticising Iran.
Ghassan Abu Sitta is a plastic surgeon based in Beirut. He's worked in Iraq and Gaza and was the organiser of a recent conference on the Ecology of War which heard that antibiotics have become… Audio
Terry Waite is a British humanitarian and author who visits NZ each year during our summer to write. He talks to Kim about writing, empathy and his love of silence. Audio
An Australian mother has been charged with kidnapping after a botched attempt to take her children from her estranged husband in Lebanon.
Kim Hill talks to a Wellington lawyer and writer, whose fourth novel is A Briefcase, Two Pies and a Penthouse. Audio
There are now well over one million Syrian refugees living in refugee camps in Lebanon. Andy Robinson is a humanitarian officer for Tearfund, and has just spent the night in the camp with a Syrian… Audio
An investigation into a bungled child recovery involving 60 Minutes in Lebanon found journalists failed to ask essential questions, and spurred one producer to resign.
Dr Chris Galloway from Massey University talks about the damage done in the 60 Minutes child snatching saga. Audio
Australia's corporate watchdog might be interested in Channel Nine's efforts to release its crew from a prison in Beirut, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says.
The lawyer for team members who were part of a botched child recovery operation in Lebanon is angry some of them have been left in jail. Audio
A deal has been reached in Lebanon in the case of an Australian mother and a television crew charged with abducting two children in a custody battle. Audio
An Australian woman and television crew charged in Beirut with kidnapping could be released within hours, Australia's Channel Nine network reported.