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World - Region
1/29/2021 6:06:52 PM
More than half the population now lives below the poverty line, according to the United Nations, while the Lebanese pound has lost more than 80 percent of its value against the dollar on the black market

World - Region
1/26/2021 8:59:15 PM
The northern city is Lebanon's poorest, and many residents live below the poverty line

World - Region
1/22/2021 7:56:43 PM
In Hay Ettadhamen, The Associated Press spoke to young protesters desperate for a positive vision of the future

Business - Economy
12/21/2020 12:30:36 PM
Some 40 million more people are expected to be pushed into poverty because of the pandemic, reported Atlantic Council

World - International
12/20/2020 5:39:48 PM
The charity serving more than 5 million people in the Milan archdiocese, Caritas Ambrosiana, says the pandemic is revealing for the first time the depths of economic insecurity in Italy’s northern Lombardy region

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
12/10/2020 9:10:27 AM
Poverty rates in Egypt were down in the 2019-20 financial year, according to CAPMAS research

Business - Economy
12/3/2020 2:00:56 PM
This is the first time Egypt sees a decrease in its poverty rate since 1999

World - International
12/1/2020 10:16:37 AM
One in 33 people will need aid to meet basic needs like food, water and sanitation in 2021, an increase of 40% from this year, the UN reported in its Global Humanitarian Overview 2021

World - Region
11/25/2020 7:32:18 PM
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development took place virtually where Dr Mahmoud El-khafif, Coordinator of UNCTAD’s Assistance to the Palestinian People Unit, discussed their recent report

Books -
11/24/2020 10:11:57 PM
Stuart won the 50,000-pound ($66,000) literary award for ``Shuggie Bain,'' the powerful story of a boy coming of age with an alcoholic mother in poverty-scarred 1980s Glasgow

World - Region
11/9/2020 11:50:18 AM
The elections coincide with public discontent as Jordan grapples with its worst economic crisis in many years, with unemployment and poverty aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic

World - International
10/25/2020 5:46:11 PM
Pediatricians are urging the British government to reverse course and provide free meals for poor children during school holidays as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more families into poverty

World - International
10/19/2020 1:11:02 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned concerted action was needed to prevent millions of people being pushed into poverty and hunger

Business - Economy
10/17/2020 2:25:18 PM
Over half of MENA’s people living in extreme poverty are below 15 years old and unemployment is worse among youth, stated the WB report

Business - Economy
10/14/2020 4:58:35 PM
Total lending commitments, as of the end of September, recorded SDR 196.65 billion (about $200 billion), including $16.5 billion allocated for countries as loans under the IMF’s SBA and RFI facilities

World - Region
10/10/2020 6:29:37 PM

Business - Economy
10/10/2020 12:14:50 PM
In Africa, family incomes are down by 12 percent, and up to 43 million people are at risk of extreme poverty, said Georgieva

Business - Economy
10/7/2020 10:11:25 PM
The report released amid the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank annual meetings will be officially launched on 12 October

World - Region
9/17/2020 1:01:51 PM
Lebanon's financial crunch has seen tens of thousands lose their jobs or part of their salaries, sparked sharp inflation and pushed poverty rates up to encompass more than half the population

World - Region
8/31/2020 9:22:53 AM
Lebanon's financial crisis has sunk the currency by as much as 80% since October, locked savers out of their deposits in a paralysed banking system and fuelled poverty and unemployment

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