There is little energy left as the Covid-19 pandemic spreads, unemployment rises and the capital city reels from a huge explosion in August that left thousands homeless.
Lebanon and Israel have begun unprecedented talks sponsored by the UN and US to settle a maritime border dispute and clear the way for oil and gas exploration.
Dozens of fires that devastated large areas in both countries have been controlled, officials say, without revealing the full extent of the damage.
Three people killed in Syria's Latakia province, and some 100 fires burn land across neighbouring Lebanon, officials say.
With rubbish piling up amid the shortage of government funds, one of Beirut's main landfill sites is set to shut down.
Talks will be held at UN peacekeeping force headquarters in southern Lebanese town of Naqoura, both sides say.
In an address to the UN General Assembly, Netanyahu pointed to maps purportedly showing the missile depot's location next to a gas company and residential housing, not far from Beirut's international airport.
French President Emmanuel Macron says he was "ashamed" of Lebanon's lawmakers after they failed to form a government, while giving them four to six weeks of more time to implement his roadmap.
Lebanon's last government resigned in the aftermath of the colossal blast in Beirut port on August 4 that killed nearly 200 people, wounded thousands and ravaged swathes of the capital.
France has been quick to back former PM Saad al Hariri's proposal of an "independent" Shia candidate being given the finance portfolio to end a deadlock between two main Shia parties over ministers.
Mohammed Atwi, 33, succumbs to head wound, nearly a month after he was hit in capital Beirut by a stray bullet.
According to UN Women, even before the blast, Lebanon had one of the world's lowest rates of women in the workforce, with less than one in three in paid employment.
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