The popular uprising of October 17, 2019 has created a new political scene in Lebanon. Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese, from all corners of the country and all affiliations, flocked to the streets to demand a radical change of the confessional and rentier capitalist regime that has impoverished the people and led them to choose between emigration and unemployment.
Within our glorious uprising for the fifth consecutive month and under the corrupt authority's ignorance to all popular demands, we are witnessing a health and social negligence crisis threatening the lives of thousands of Lebanese, where it is obvious the inability of the Ministry of Health to absorb the events and to reduce coronavirus transmission risk that threatens the lives of the Lebanese.
The Lebanese Communist Party (LCP) condemns the US military attack against key Iraqi and Irani military personnel which took place in Baghdad; targeting specifically Abu Mahdi al-Muhandes and Qassem Soleimani.
In light of the outbreak of COVID -19 and its repercussions on the lives of teachers, employees, and all society members, we call the Lebanese authorities in general and the Ministry of Education in specific to undertake all measures that are deemed necessary to control this virus.
Angry Lebanese and Palestinian protesters staged a sit-in on Sunday outside the US Embassy to protest the “deal of the century,” which US President Donald Trump announced last week.The Lebanese Army and the Internal Security Forces set up a perimeter using barbed wire and iron barriers on the Dbayeh Highway leading to the US Embassy in Awkar, 11 km north of Beirut.The protesters raised Palestinian flags as well as the flags of Lebanese parties, including the Communist Party and the Syrian Social Nationalist Party. They chanted in support of Palestine and in denunciation of the deal.
A group of protesters stormed into the Hamra branch of the BLC bank on the morning of Saturday, December 28th. The young men and women occupied every space inside the bank and demanded that all customers be given the money they were owed.
BEIRUT, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- "The success of China is considered a success for the whole world's populations," Lebanon's Communist Party chief said ahead of the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China.
The former Israeli agent and officer of the Israel-backed South Lebanese Army (SLA), Amer Elias Fakhoury, allegedly admitted his forces’ defeat at the hands of the Islamic and leftist resistance during the years following the 1989 Taif Agrement, Al-Diyar reported.