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World - International
4/10/2022 5:20:36 PM
Sri Lankan protesters occupied the entrance to the president's office for a second day on Sunday, demanding Gotabaya Rajapaksa resign over the debt-ridden country's worst economic crisis in memory.

Business - Economy
4/8/2022 1:39:51 PM
"We managed to overcome the fallout of the current international economic crisis," Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said on Thursday, adding that the Egyptian economy has been strong and flexible enough to deal with consecutive international challenges since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt - Politics
3/25/2022 8:18:41 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met on Friday with Jordan's King Abdullah II, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, and Iraq's Prime Minister Moustafa Al-Kadhimi in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba, Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady stated.

Egypt - Society
3/24/2022 10:53:28 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has said Egypt is trying to limit the repercussions of the current global crisis, assuring the public that the country has a sufficient stock of all basic commodities that can meet its demands for many months.

World - International
3/24/2022 8:39:00 PM
In an interview with Al-Ahram, Kenneth Rogoff, professor of economics at Harvard University, warns of a new iron curtain that Europe will witness and anticipates the dimensions of the economic crisis that has begun to afflict the world, the future of the dollar, and the impact of sanctions on Russia and the West.

World - Region
3/9/2022 6:45:18 PM
Tunisian President Kais Saied declared war Wednesday on food speculators amid a shortage of products such as wheat and semolina -- key staples in a country already mired in a political-economic crisis.

World - Region
2/15/2022 1:38:45 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on business leaders in the wealthy United Arab Emirates Tuesday to invest in his country, which is in the grips of an economic crisis.

World - Region
1/16/2022 2:16:11 PM
Internet services were disrupted in Lebanon Sunday because of diesel shortages, according to the state provider, adding another essential service to the list of casualties of the country's snowballing economic crisis.

World - Region
1/15/2022 10:37:55 PM
Lebanese group Hezbollah and its ally the Amal movement said Saturday they were ready to return to government meetings after three months of political deadlock that has exacerbated the country's economic crisis.

World - Region
1/13/2022 3:13:00 PM
Schools, universities and many shops were closed in Lebanon on Thursday as a general strike by public transportation and labour unions paralyzed the crisis-hit Mideast nation.

World - Region
1/12/2022 9:10:27 PM
Austria's foreign minister said Wednesday that the European Union wants to help Lebanon escape its economic meltdown, but only if the country's leaders clean up Beirut's affairs.

World - Region
1/8/2022 6:10:08 PM
The Taliban's foreign minister visited Iran on Saturday to discuss Afghan refugees and a growing economic crisis, in the first such trip to the neighbouring country since the hardline Islamists seized power.

World - Region
1/8/2022 2:58:57 PM
Hundreds of people rallied in Beirut on Saturday to protest measures imposed against the unvaccinated, saying individuals should have the right to decide whether to be inoculated or not.

World - Region
12/29/2021 2:14:42 PM
Lebanon is mired in an economic crisis branded by the World Bank as one of the worst in modern times, but officials are yet to strike an international bailout deal.

World - Region
12/28/2021 8:19:49 PM
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati called on Tuesday for a national dialogue among the different governing political parties to discuss Lebanon's ties with Gulf countries, the National News Agency reported.

Business - Economy
12/23/2021 6:12:58 PM
The World Bank on Thursday said it agreed with its partners to repurpose $37 million in funds to help Lebanon's public school teachers survive a crushing economic crisis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/7/2021 9:11:09 PM
As the Lebanese economy plummets, government plans to increase social assistance for poorer families are at best a stop-gap solution, writes Rita Boulos Chahwan

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/29/2021 2:15:50 PM

World - Region
11/23/2021 9:18:03 PM
Lebanon's interior minister said Tuesday that every delay in resolving the diplomatic crisis with Gulf nations threatens to affect the lives of more Lebanese already reeling from a massive economic crisis.

World - Region
11/20/2021 6:17:44 PM
A group of U.S. congressmen held meetings Saturday with Lebanon's top leaders during a fact-finding mission to the Middle East nation roiled by an unprecedented economic crisis.

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