A Lebanese businessman, who pleaded guilty in 2018 to violating U.S. sanctions, was released from U.S. federal prison last month and is now back in Lebanon, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons said in a report by...
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Sounding the alarm over the crippling impact of “growing economic shocks, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic” in Lebanon, the UN
As of October 2019, the small country of Lebanon began its descent into its worst economic collapse in modern history. Exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lebanese currency has lost nearly 85 percent of its value on the black market, and the...
BY BRIN MATHEW Bankers have “smuggled” as much as $6bn out of Lebanon since October, circumventing controls launched to stem
Beirut – 14 Lebanese and international organizations announced on July 13, 2020 the formation of a “Coalition to Defend Freedom
Beirut- The IMF on Monday (Jul 13) again sharply lowered its Middle East and North Africa economic forecast, to its lowest
A coalition of rights groups said Monday that “repression” and “intimidation” are threatening free speech in Lebanon, hit by an
BEIRUT- Lebanon’s number of new coronavirus infections increased for a third consecutive day to a record 86, the government said
US Ambassador Dorothy Shea to Beirut has told Lebanese Speaker Nabih Berri that Washington does not intend to punish Lebanon,
Electricity Blackouts Affect Rights By Aya Majzoub Widespread electricity blackouts lasting up to 22 hours per day are crippling Lebanon. The
By Dana KhraicheJuly 10, 2020, 7:17 AM EDT Central bank fixes food import rate to control inflation Government is in talks
The U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon on Friday announced that it will issue its long-awaited verdict in the case of
The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah is intensifying efforts to open a new border crossing between Lebanon and Syria, local sources and Arab media reported this week.The Iranian-backed Shiite group has been constructing an unofficial crossing along...
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BEIRUT: Lebanon’s economic crisis is getting out of hand, the UN rights chief warned Friday, calling for urgent internal reforms
BEIRUT- Samira Hanna spends a lot of time in the dark. Her old Beirut apartment gets less than two hours