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.
The cedar is Lebanon's national symbol — a source of identity and pride. It's featured on the country's banknotes, its passports, and its flag. So what better image to draw Lebanese citizens into a discussion about climate change than the fate of their beloved cedar tree?
Carlos Ghosn has given his first public statement following his escape from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on corruption charges. Speaking from Lebanon, he described his treatment by the Japanese legal system as a "travesty" against his human rights and dignity.
Prosecutors in Tokyo have issued an arrest warrant for Carole Ghosn, the wife of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn. They accuse her of lying to investigators over her husband's escape from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on corruption charges. Meanwhile, Carlos Ghosn is expected to reveal more details of how he got to Lebanon in the coming days.