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World - Region
6/20/2021 7:57:36 PM
The top leaders locked horns over the shape of the government while the country's economic problems, unfolding since late 2019, worsened

World - Region
6/17/2021 5:07:02 PM
Banks and government offices were shut and several shops in central Beirut were also closed

World - Region
6/16/2021 10:38:29 AM
The economic meltdown is putting unprecedented pressure on the US-backed army's operational abilities, wiping out soldiers' salaries and wrecking morale

World - Region
6/9/2021 9:29:56 AM
Lebanon's central bank said it could not continue with its subsidies of medical items without dipping into the mandatory reserves and hard currency deposits parked by local lenders at the bank

World - Region
6/8/2021 9:21:16 PM
Hezbollah, long designated a terrorist organisation by the US, is a major political player in Lebanon and is closely aligned with regional Shia powerhouse Iran

World - Region
6/8/2021 7:22:14 PM
It wasn't immediately clear if commercial banks, short on foreign currency, can meet the demand of an anticipated rush on the banks when the policy goes into effect July 1.

World - Region
6/2/2021 7:19:30 PM
Lebanon is governed by a sectarian power sharing agreement but as the crisis deepens, members of the ruling elite bicker over how to form a government that will have to make tough decisions

World - Africa
5/30/2021 10:08:43 PM
ECOWAS Leaders gathered in Ghana for an emergency summit on Mali in response to the latest political crisis that threatens the stability of the country, Ghana's president said

World - Region
4/29/2021 9:16:52 PM
With the European Union, Paris has been working on creating a sanctions regime for Lebanon that could ultimately see asset freezes and travel bans

World - Africa
4/28/2021 3:19:37 PM
Earlier this month, the lower house of parliament voted to extend his four-year term by another two years. The Senate rejected the move, provoking a political crisis

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
4/27/2021 9:42:04 PM
Expectations are low for the first Palestinian elections in 15 years, with the lack of consensus on the way forward opening up old divisions

World - Africa
4/27/2021 11:37:39 AM
The military's decision to make Mahamat Idriss Deby the interim leader provoked an immediate outcry from both the Chadian political opposition and the rebel forces blamed for his father's assassination

World - Region
4/20/2021 1:06:50 PM
As the value of the local currency plunges on the black market, the cost of imported fuel, seeds, fertilisers and pesticides priced in dollars has skyrocketed

World - Region
4/15/2021 10:45:33 AM
Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri has failed to form a new government since he was named for the post in October

World - Region
4/13/2021 9:23:03 AM
Hale 'will press Lebanese officials and party leaders to come together and form a government capable of and committed to implementing economic and governance reforms'

World - International
3/28/2021 7:13:21 PM
PM Nikol Pashinyan announced he will resign next month but stay in office until parliamentary elections due on June 20, in an effort to curb the political crisis gripping Armenia

World - Region
3/10/2021 7:20:00 PM
The latest crisis was triggered by Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi's decision to sack four cabinet members allied to Saied, who has in turn refused to swear in their replacements

World - International
3/2/2021 12:53:27 PM
The standoff in Armenia is the latest stage of a political crisis fuelled by the fallout of the conflict that erupted last year over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

World - International
2/27/2021 6:43:50 PM
Armenian President Armen Sarkisian said he had refused to sign a prime ministerial order to dismiss the army's chief of staff, deepening a national political crisis

World - International
2/25/2021 7:22:03 PM
Earlier on Thursday, the Armenian military called on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his government to resign.

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