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World - Region
9/7/2023 5:18:24 PM
The Lebanese army said Thursday it had prevented the entry of around 1,200 Syrians this week, at a time both countries are beset by painful economic woes.

World - Region
9/7/2023 5:13:13 PM
Over a thousand Syrian refugees each week fleeing to Lebanon from their country’s worsening economic and financial conditions “could create harsh imbalances” in the small Mediterranean nation, caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati warned Thursday.

Business - Economy
8/23/2023 7:29:36 PM
Four years into its historic economic meltdown, Lebanon’s political elites, masters at survival, are pushing for a recovery that would sidestep tough reforms demanded by the International Monetary Fund.

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 - 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.

World - International
1/5/2023 4:50:26 PM
Germany has so far avoided the "worst-case scenario" of an economic meltdown after being cut off from Russian gas, and is optimistic its stocks will last through next winter, the economy minister said Thursday.

World - Region
9/16/2022 10:00:00 PM
Lebanese depositors, including one armed with a hunting rifle, broke into at least five banks on Friday to demand their trapped savings, a sign of growing chaos in the small Mediterranean nation amid a historic economic meltdown.

World - International
7/23/2022 10:10:29 AM
An international human rights group is urging Sri Lanka's new president to immediately order security forces to cease all unlawful use of force against protesters who have been demonstrating against the government, for months, over the country's economic meltdown.

Arts & Culture - Music
7/18/2022 8:01:01 PM
Lebanon's renowned Baalbek festival is back, held in front of a live audience for the first time since 2019, despite the country's economic meltdown and the coronavirus pandemic.

World - Region
5/15/2022 4:30:11 PM
Lebanese voted for a new parliament Sunday against the backdrop of an economic meltdown that is transforming the country and low expectations that the election would significantly alter the political landscape.

World - Region
1/24/2022 12:14:10 PM
Lebanon's government met on the budget Monday for the first time in more than three months as talks with the International Monetary Fund about the country's economic meltdown were poised to resume.

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
12/27/2021 10:49:49 PM
Lebanon's president called Monday for an end to an 11-week deadlock that has prevented the government from convening, further undermining state institutions in the country amid an economic meltdown.

World - International
12/19/2021 12:43:21 PM
Pakistan warned Sunday of "grave consequences" for the international community if Afghanistan's economic meltdown continued, urging world leaders to find ways to engage with the country's Taliban leaders to help prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.

World - Region
9/30/2021 6:13:23 PM
Lebanon said Thursday it has formed a new government delegation to resume talks with the International Monetary Fund aimed at rescuing the country from an economic meltdown

World - Region
9/10/2021 6:23:08 PM
Lebanon ended a 13-month wait for a new government Friday with the unveiling of a lineup that faces the daunting task of rescuing the country from economic meltdown

World - Region
9/10/2021 2:06:00 PM
'The situation is difficult but not impossible to deal with if we cooperate,' Mikati told reporters at the presidential palace, where the new government line-up was announced

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
6/13/2021 5:56:06 PM
Lebanon is in the throes of a deep economic meltdown that is threatening its stability. The World Bank has called it one of the deepest depressions of modern history

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