French President Emmanuel Macron said he was "ashamed" of Lebanese leaders after they failed to reform the government.
Lebanon faces the dual challenge of reforming its government and rebuilding after a deadly explosion destroyed large parts of its capital city.
Lebanon’s political instability, failing economy, and the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the Lebanese pound to lose 80% of its value, since August, according to the Associated Press.
A large fire has broken out in the Lebanese capital Beirut - more than a month after a massive explosion destroyed part of the city.
As French President Emmanuel Macron visits Lebanon for the second time, here's a look back at the history between the two countries.
Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's ambassador to Germany, was designated Prime Minister.
Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in Beirut was killed in a car bomb in Beirut more than 15 years ago.
Friends and family buried Ralph Malahi, a 23-year-old firefighter who was among 10 firefighters killed in Beirut's massive explosion. Malahi was given a hero's funeral, starting from the firefighters' base.
Shady sustained major injuries and more than a week later, his face and forearms bear impressive scars. "God gave me another life, a second chance. I don’t want to live it here," he said.
Lebanese people marched solemnly from Beirut’s neighbourhood of Gemmayze towards the port with a mix of grief and rage, one week after a blast at the port killed at least 171.
Thousands of people marched near the devastated port, remembering those who died in the most destructive single blast to hit the country.
"Entrepreneur Merhi Abou Merhi, the owner of the Orient Queen cruise ship, has filed a lawsuit against all those responsible for this catastrophic blast," the National News Agency said.
A Russian search and rescue team in Beirut has unearthed three bodies under the rubble near the city's port, three days after the deadly explosion that killed more than 150 people.
Rescue teams continue to search for survivors in the rubble of Beirut's port, nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon's capital, killing more than 150 people and wounding thousands.
Volunteers from around Beirut worked to clean up a hard-hit residential area near the port following the massive explosion that devastated much of the city on Wednesday.
Amid the debris and damage of an apartment caught in Beirut's blast, an elderly woman plays Auld Lang Syne on the piano.