Ongoing civil strikes further cripple everyday life in Lebanon.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1603 EAT on Sunday 10th July 2022. Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s seemingly terminal dysfunction is now compounded by open-ended strikes at most government offices, as salaries are no longer sufficient for employees to get to work, let alone support themselves or their families. The International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Beirut office…

Fire breaks out at Lebanon’s Zahrani oil facility

HICGI News Agency updated at 1153 EAT on Monday 11th October 2021 Beirut, Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon – A fire has broken out in a fuel storage tank at Lebanon’s Zahrani oil facility. A spokesperson for the Lebanese Army said that the fuel tank contained benzene. At least 15 firetrucks are at the oil facility, with firefighters…