Lebanon is a Middle Eastern country with a long and rich history that borders on the Mediterranean Sea, Syria and Israel. Its capital and largest city is Beirut.
Lebanon is situated at the crossroads of the Mediterranean basin and the Arabian hinterland, a position that has made it a country of great historical importance. Its 1975-1990 civil war considerably damaged its previous prosperity. Since then, there have been major efforts to rebuild infrastructure. This page collates all DW content on Lebanon.
Authorities in Lebanon have made a last-minute decision to ban the Hollywood superhero movie 'Wonder Woman' because it stars an Israeli, Gal Gadot, as the heroine. Distributors slammed the move as 'very frustrating.'
We go to the world's first refugee camp that's powered by solar energy - some refugees helped build the plant! We also hear how Beirut's LGBT community is doing after they've received threats for putting on the first gay pride event in the Arab world. And have you tried camel milk? We also talk about how Australia's First Nations people are faring today.
Last week, Lebanon's capital Beirut hosted the first gay pride festival in the Arab world. However, some of the events of the one-week long festival aimed at ending discrimination against the LGBT community didn't go ahead as planned - some events were canceled after threats by Islamists.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has cancelled a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti. The far-right leader refused to wear a headscarf for the tete-a-tete with one of the country's foremost religious figures.
France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has held talks in Beirut with Lebanon's President Michel Aoun. Back in France, a new poll has shown that the populist has narrowed the gap in the presidential race.
With the world's attention firmly fixed on the US election, DW takes a look at how the campaign is viewed abroad and why that matters. We follow up on the President's anti-American tirades. And meet a famous Syrian actor who’s running out of places to hide. Plus, music as a tool for palliative care.