BBC: A regularly updated news report on Lebanon’s current situation, with a detailed timline.
Council on Foreign Relations: ‘All on Lebanon’ – A resource for those wanting an overview of the current affairs publications making the news.
Crisis States Research Centre – Beyond Beirut (PDF): Paper on why reconstruction in Lebanon did not succeed in establishing a stable state.
The Daily Star: Website of leading Lebanese newspaper.
Global Security – Liberia: Provides wide range of information on the conflict and its consequences. Highlights government, rebels, forces and refugees involved in the conflict.
Reuters Alertnet: Lebanon Crisis: Navigate through the extensive categorised sections for a comprehensive overview of Lebanon. Includes timelines, statistics and a ‘who works where’ database of local and international NGOs.
Government and International Organisations
Amnesty International: Regularly updated news, publications and research reports on human rights in the Lebanon Republic. Also note the extensive ‘Lebanon Library’ detailing news and appeals.
Electronic Lebanon: Offers commentary, analysis, human rights and development information, and voices from on the ground.
House of Commons Library: 07/08 Research Paper (PDF): UK Parliamentary report on the July/August 2006 conflict between Lebanon and Israel. Details historical (post-1970) research that examines the drivers of instability and violence in recent times.
Human Rights Watch: A range of HRW reports and related news from Lebanon.
Human Security Gateway: A searchable online database of human security-related resources including reports, journal articles, news items and fact sheets.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre: A comprehensive overview of the Lebanon conflict including the latest figures on IDPs.
International Crisis Group: A comprehensive resource for information on the Lebanon conflict and ongoing humanitarian challenges. Particularly noteworthy is the Middle East Reports in the ‘Reports and Briefing’ section.
IRIN- UN Humanitarian News and Analysis: The UN news service IRIN carries news of the latest humanitarian developments in Lebanon and across the world.
Medecins Sans Frontieres: Articles, photographs and videos relating to health and humanitarian issues in Lebanon.
OneWorld.net: Country guide for Lebanon with detailed information on development facts.
ReliefWeb: A leading online gateway to information on humanitarian emergences and disasters.
Special Tribunal for Lebanon Monitor: Blog of the Lebanese Center for Human Rights, sharing information related to the Tribunal. Includes daily press reviews and access to related UN documents.
Transnational Institute: Articles on the Lebanese crisis from a network of international ‘scholar-activists’.
UNDP Lebanon: Official UN website which provides figures and work made in Lebanon for development, reconstruction and social recovery after the Civil War.
USAID Transition Initiative: USAID/OTI has recently launched a big budget three-year programme to promote peace and stability in Lebanon. Learn more by reading their annual summary report for 2007-08.
Walking the Line – Strategic approaches to peacebuilding in Lebanon (PDF): A 2006 study of peacebuilding initiatives with recommendation for both Lebanese and international actors.