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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/14/2021 1:06:00 PM
Rolling power cuts that have plunged much of Lebanon into darkness are the latest episode in the country’s ongoing economic crisis.

World - Region
10/10/2021 7:13:49 PM
Jordan's King Abdullah II received Lebanon's prime minister in Amman Sunday, saying his country will stand by the small nation and its people during its worst-ever economic crisis.

World - Region
10/10/2021 3:12:36 PM
Lebanon's electricity grid was back online Sunday after the army supplied fuel to two key power stations that had run out, a minister said, ending almost a day of total blackout.

World - Region
9/22/2021 1:56:17 PM
Lebanon has been experiencing a crippling economic and financial crisis, which the World Bank has described as one of the worst in the world in the last 150 years

World - Region
9/20/2021 12:32:21 PM
Lebanon's parliament met Monday to vote in Prime Minister Najib Mikati's cabinet, tasked with pulling the country out of a deep economic crisis, in a session delayed by a power cut

World - Region
9/16/2021 10:39:48 AM
There was no immediate comment from Lebanese or US officials on the Iranian fuel delivery Thursday

World - Region
9/14/2021 12:27:36 PM
Now they share the fear of not being able to get the medication they need to complete their treatment because in Lebanon, where a devastating economic crisis has upended daily life, there are almost no drugs to be found

World - Region
9/8/2021 8:30:06 PM
Lebanon, which is grappling with an economic crisis, says it hosts some 1.5 million Syrians, including more than 850,000 registered as refugees with the United Nations

World - Region
9/1/2021 4:16:15 PM
Another $4 million would be set aside for health centres as well as water stations and four water facilities that serve more than two thirds of Lebanon's population, it said in a statement

World - Region
9/1/2021 10:56:37 AM
Protests and scuffles have broken out at gas stations around Lebanon and in some Hezbollah strongholds

World - Region
8/24/2021 7:30:43 PM
The decision comes as Lebanon is expected to end subsidies for fuel by the end of next month, a move that is expected to lead to sharp increases in prices of almost all products.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/21/2021 2:19:00 PM
This week’s fuel-tank explosion in Lebanon was more than just another tragic incident in the ongoing political and economic crisis that has hit the country

World - Region
8/20/2021 7:10:01 PM
'What we are going through is mind-blowing. We have nothing left, we are deprived of everything, even sleep, Ayla said

World - International
8/20/2021 6:01:25 PM
Biden conceded that he doesn't know whether the Taliban want to be part of the broader global economy, which means it might be comfortable going without any funds

World - Region
8/14/2021 5:38:13 PM
As Lebanon's economic crisis deepened, one of the country's top private hospitals said it could close due to power outages caused by shortages of diesel

World - Region
8/12/2021 1:24:34 PM
As Lebanon struggles with a free-falling economic crisis and fuel shortages, the ending of fuel subsidies by the central bank has caused anger as prices are expected to increase five fold

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

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