Lebanon

‘Day of rage’ rallies in Lebanon to protest poor living conditions – Yeni Şafak

Almost 80% percent of Lebanon’s population now lives under the poverty line, with 36% percent in extreme poverty.

by · Friday, 14 January 2022 · Lebanon, Turkey

Vietnam welcomes formation of Lebanon’s new government

… to face many challenges, including instable socio-economic situation, increasing poverty and unemployment rates, and sovereignty violated.

by · Thursday, 21 October 2021 · Lebanon, Vietnam

Lebanon’s Car Culture is in jeopardy.

While approximately 80% of the population lives in poverty, twenty litres (4.4 gallons) of gasoline is now worth around a third of the minimum …

by · Wednesday, 20 October 2021 · Lebanon, Vietnam

Lebanon forms new government, breaking yearlong deadlock – SUNSTAR

The agreement breaks a 13-month deadlock that saw the country slide deeper into financial chaos and poverty over the past year.

by · Friday, 10 September 2021 · Lebanon, Philippines

Diapers and rags: Lebanon crisis plunges women into period poverty

With more than half the population living in poverty, tens of thousands of women are now on a desperate hunt for affordable alternatives. Sherine initially …

by · Thursday, 1 July 2021 · Lebanon, Philippines

As poverty bites, Lebanese give up their pets

BEIRUT – Ibrahim al-Dika had raised his Belgian shepherd Lexi since she was a tiny pup, but then Lebanon’s economic crisis made him jobless and …

by · Friday, 14 May 2021 · Lebanon, Thailand

Lebanon’s central bank governor faces new corruption allegations in France

The meltdown has dragged down the currency, prompted a sovereign default and fuelled widespread poverty. "At the end of this affair, France will …

by · Monday, 3 May 2021 · Lebanon, Philippines

In locked-down Lebanon, many fear poverty more than virus

On paper, its Covid-19 restrictions are among the strictest in the world, but in reality grinding poverty is pushing many back onto the streets to eke out a …

by · Tuesday, 26 January 2021 · Lebanon, Philippines

Turkey supports rural development projects in Lebanon

The poverty rate is above 50% and the unemployment rate stands at 35%. Besides, on Aug. 4, a huge explosion in the port of Beirut rocked the capital, …

by · Monday, 21 September 2020 · Lebanon, Turkey

Renewed Lebanon protests as pressure mounts on government

The disaster has revived anger at a ruling class seen as living in luxury while millions endure job losses, deepening poverty, power blackouts, and …

by · Sunday, 9 August 2020 · Lebanon, Philippines