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Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/15/2022 8:11:12 PM
Calls for a “revolution” in Egypt by the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood have been ignored by Egyptian citizens and are simply testimony of the group’s own political bankruptcy, writes Hany Ghoraba

World - International
11/8/2022 2:24:41 PM
The United Nations Tuesday warned of a worsening food crisis in bankrupt Sri Lanka and said the number of people needing urgent humanitarian help had doubled to 3.4 million.

World - Region
9/20/2022 10:08:48 AM
Protesters scuffled with Lebanese security forces Monday outside the Justice Ministry in Beirut, demanding the release of two people arrested last week during a bank heist.

World - Region
9/19/2022 12:24:12 PM
The Lebanese pound has hit a new low against the US dollar on the black market, a drop that coincides with bank closures this week due to heists by angry depositors.

World - International
9/1/2022 11:06:25 AM
Bankrupt Sri Lanka will receive a conditional $2.9 billion bailout to repair its battered finances, the International Monetary Fund said Thursday, following a bruising economic crisis that saw the island nation's president chased from the country.

World - Region
8/9/2022 11:40:48 AM
Tarek Younes was once solidly middle class and felt he helped contribute to society as an inspector in the Lebanese government's consumer protection agency. But the country's economic free-fall has eroded his income and civic pride.

World - International
7/31/2022 10:47:18 AM
Sri Lanka's new president Ranil Wickremesinghe has formally invited MPs to join an all-party unity government to revive the bankrupt economy by undertaking painful reforms, his office said Sunday.

World - Region
7/31/2022 10:22:39 AM
In bankrupt Lebanon, Khalil Mansour has to queue for hours every day just to buy bread for his family and some days he can't afford any.

World - International
7/29/2022 3:24:45 PM
The World Bank said Friday it would not offer new funding to Sri Lanka unless the bankrupt island nation carried out "deep structural reforms" to stabilise its crashing economy.

World - International
7/24/2022 9:45:00 AM
Sri Lanka's besieged presidential office will reopen on Monday, police said, days after anti-government demonstrators were flushed out in a military crackdown that triggered international condemnation.

World - International
7/20/2022 10:39:36 AM
Sri Lanka's parliament began voting Wednesday for a president to replace Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled abroad after his palace was stormed by angry protesters now bracing for a crackdown from his likely successor.

World - International
7/18/2022 9:28:31 AM
Sri Lanka's acting president on Monday declared a state of emergency giving him broad authority amid growing protests demanding his resignation two days before the country's lawmakers are set to elect a new president.

World - International
7/13/2022 12:13:04 PM
Sri Lanka's president fled the country early Wednesday, slipping away only hours before he promised to step down under pressure from protesters angry over economic chaos that has triggered severe shortages of food and fuel.

World - International
7/12/2022 1:07:58 PM
Sri Lanka's leaders agreed that lawmakers will elect a new president next week but struggled Tuesday to decide on the makeup of a new government to lead the bankrupt country out of a economic and political collapse.

Business - Economy
7/7/2022 3:27:00 PM
Sri Lanka's Central Bank has raised its key interest rates to their highest levels in more than 20 years to try to contain inflation that has added to the country's economic woes.

World - International
7/5/2022 10:46:01 AM
Sri Lanka's negotiations with the International Monetary Fund are more complex and difficult than in the past because it is a bankrupt nation, the country's prime minister said Tuesday.

World - Region
7/3/2022 7:36:04 PM
Cash-strapped Sri Lanka on Sunday extended school closures for one week because there isn't enough fuel for teachers and parents to get children to classrooms, and the energy minister appealed to the country's expatriates to send money home through banks to finance new oil purchases.

Business - Economy
6/27/2022 4:52:26 PM
Sri Lanka is sending two government ministers to Russia to negotiate for fuel, one of the necessities nearly exhausted amid the Indian Ocean island nation's economic collapse.

World - International
6/20/2022 11:32:19 AM
Sri Lanka closed schools and halted all non-essential government services on Monday, beginning a two-week shutdown to conserve fast-depleting fuel reserves as the International Monetary Fund opened talks with Colombo on a possible bailout.

Life & Style - Style
6/17/2022 4:15:57 PM
Revlon, a cosmetics maker that broke racial barriers and dictated beauty trends for much of the last century, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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