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Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/11/2024 5:09:08 PM
The world is facing an even more serious debt crisis than the world financial crisis of 2008, with the countries of the Global South being the hardest hit, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

World - Region
5/23/2024 3:22:30 PM
Poverty in Lebanon tripled over the course of a decade during which the small Mediterranean country slid into a protracted financial crisis, the World Bank said Thursday.

World - Region
10/18/2023 1:32:39 AM
Tunisian President Kais Saied sacked the economy minister on Tuesday and appointed the finance minister to the role on an interim basis, the presidency announced without giving any explanation.

World - Region
8/23/2023 2:13:22 PM
Angry protesters raided the local offices of the ruling Baath party in a southern Syrian province Wednesday, as protests intensified against the country's government during a severe economic and financial crisis battering the war-torn country.

Egypt - Politics
8/16/2023 10:46:17 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi asserted on Wednesday in a public meeting with residents of Matrouh governorate that Egypt will overcome the ongoing financial crisis through tireless work, and sound planning and management.

Business - Economy
8/3/2023 7:07:05 PM
Banks from four Arab countries are interested in investing in Lebanon’s struggling banking sector, which was hard-hit by the small nation’s three-year economic meltdown, a top Arab banker said Thursday.

Business - Economy
7/6/2023 5:30:37 PM
The vice-governors of crisis-hit Lebanon's central bank urged authorities on Thursday to name a successor to embattled bank chief Riad Salameh, whose mandate expires at the end of July.

World - International
5/21/2023 9:50:34 AM
Polls have opened in Greece’s parliamentary election, the first since the country’s economy ceased to be subject to strict supervision and control by international lenders who had provided bailout funds during its nearly decade-long financial crisis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/16/2023 12:06:00 AM
Increasing trade is one of the best ways to deliver better lives and incomes in both the developed and developing nations, writes Bjorn Lomborg

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/23/2023 11:20:13 PM
News of problems at three major banks in the US and Europe has brought back worried memories of the 2008 global financial crisis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/21/2023 11:18:36 PM
With the 2008 global financial crisis threatening to repeat itself, can the world take another hit after the Covid-19 pandemic and the Ukraine war.

Business - Economy
3/21/2023 8:52:41 PM
Stock markets extended gains on Tuesday, with bank shares rallying as fears of a financial crisis eased after authorities moved to shore up the sector.

Business - Markets & Companies
3/11/2023 4:08:26 PM
Regulators rushed Friday to seize the assets of one of Silicon Valley's top banks, marking the largest failure of a U.S. financial institution since the height of the financial crisis almost 15 years ago.

World - Region
3/1/2023 7:14:25 PM
Supermarkets in Lebanon started pricing items in US dollars on Wednesday instead of the nose-diving local currency, after a government announcement allowing the practice in a country heavily reliant on imports.

World - Region
2/13/2023 6:25:45 PM
Western and regional powers have warned they will reconsider "all ties" with Lebanon if parliament fails to elect a president amid a worsening financial crisis, the prime minister's office said Monday.

World - Region
2/7/2023 3:38:51 PM
Lebanon's battered commercial banks on Tuesday closed their doors to customers in protest of a recent court ruling that forced one of the country's largest banks to pay out two of its depositors their trapped savings in cash.

Business - Economy
1/18/2023 12:08:17 PM
Taiwan's economy shrank in the final quarter of 2022, the government said Wednesday, in the island's worst quarterly contraction since it was hammed by the global financial crisis in late 2009.

World - International
1/13/2023 1:41:29 PM
Bankrupt Sri Lanka will drastically slash its military, the defense ministry said Friday, as the government works to overhaul its shambolic finances after an unprecedented economic crisis.

World - Africa
12/12/2022 8:39:06 PM
"Everything is increasing except our wages," Ethiopian porter Zerihun told AFP, summing up the financial crisis facing the Horn of Africa nation as it reels from skyrocketing inflation and an economic slowdown.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/21/2022 7:20:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly compares Egypt’s current dollar crunch to that in 2016-17.

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