Lebanon is part of the Ottoman Empire.
The League of Nations grants France the mandates for Lebanon and Syria.
France transfers its power over Lebanon to the Lebanese government.
Civil war breaks out in the country and continues until late 1990.
Lebanon establishes diplomatic relations with Syria for first time since the 1940’s.
The “March 14” alliance wins parliamentary elections and is described as a pro-Western agreement.
The European Union declares Hezbollah (Shi'a Islamic group and political party based in Lebanon) a terrorist organization, making it illegal for anyone in Europe to back or fund the group.