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World - Region
8/10/2021 10:08:27 PM
Gas is subsidised by the government with a set price, but dealers warn that if official supplies run dry, prices could shoot up by more than a third

World - Region
8/10/2021 1:27:44 PM
The country of six million is in the throes of a financial downturn branded by the World Bank as one of the worst since the mid-19th century, with the local currency losing more than 90 percent of its black market value

World - Region
8/9/2021 5:38:50 PM
On Monday, a man was shot at a gas station in the northern Lebanon village of Bakhoun, following a fight that broke out when a motorist tried to cut a long queue, a security source told AFP

World - Region
8/5/2021 6:24:23 PM
Mikati refused to set himself a deadline to present a finalised cabinet line-up

World - Region
7/29/2021 9:46:33 AM
The Qobayat area is described by many as having one of the most beautiful forests in Lebanon, with oak, pine and cedar trees

World - Region
7/26/2021 5:00:33 PM
France's plan includes a government of specialists capable of initiating enough reforms to attract foreign aid

World - Region
7/26/2021 4:35:41 PM
The soft-spoken, Harvard-educated Mikati began building his Investcom business in the midst of Lebanon's 1975-90 civil war

World - Region
7/21/2021 12:50:53 PM
Without taking into account the additional cost of water, electricity or cooking gas, a family of five was spending more than 3.5 million Lebanese pounds a month on food alone, the Crisis Observatory estimated

World - Region
7/19/2021 12:32:58 PM
Ibrahim said Khartoum would also ask Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait to reschedule Sudan's remaining debt for 16 years

World - Region
7/15/2021 10:11:05 AM
Almost a year later an investigation has yet to hold anyone to account, and the families of the victims say political interference has derailed the process

World - Region
7/14/2021 3:32:35 PM
The delays have frustrated the public, particularly amid reports that most of the Lebanese leadership, including the president, had knowledge of the explosive material stored at the port

World - Region
7/14/2021 12:18:07 PM
As Lebanon battles its worst financial crunch in history, the price of mostly imported period pads has soared

World - Region
7/13/2021 11:25:33 AM
In April, France imposed sanctions by restricting entry of Lebanese figures it says are responsible for the political crisis

World - Region
7/13/2021 9:50:56 AM
It emerged that officials had known about the explosive substance being stored there unsafely for years

World - Region
7/13/2021 9:37:43 AM
Bread has become more expensive and petrol scarce, while at home and work Lebanese swelter during increasingly long power cuts

World - Region
7/12/2021 4:35:02 PM
Many of Lebanon's pharmacies closed their doors on Friday in a protest strike over the lack of medicines caused by the country's economic crisis

World - Region
7/11/2021 2:40:20 PM
Damascus has repeatedly raised fuel prices in recent years to tackle a financial crunch sparked by the country's decade-long civil war and compounded by a spate of Western sanctions.

World - Region
7/7/2021 7:16:40 PM
World powers have demanded a new government before any financial aid to the cash-strapped nation, but for around 11 months Lebanese politicians have failed to agree on a line-up

World - Region
7/7/2021 4:34:19 PM
They then kept the power on after the prayers ended, 'because he had neither electricity nor a generator subscription at home'

World - Region
7/6/2021 1:19:17 PM
Diab said that linking aid to reform of a deeply corrupt system has become a ``threat to the lives of Lebanese'' and to the country's stability

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