Lebanon

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

Two huge explosions rock Beirut, dozens wounded

The explosions came at a time when Lebanon is suffering its worst economic crisis in decades, which has left nearly half of the population in poverty.

by · Tuesday, 4 August 2020 · Lebanon, Thailand

2 explosions rock Beirut, dozens wounded

The explosions came at a time when Lebanon is suffering its worst economic crisis in decades, which has left nearly half of the population in poverty.

by · Tuesday, 4 August 2020 · Lebanon, Philippines

We face the new year with such great hope

In Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, and Algeria, young people have been marching in the streets protesting government corruption, unemployment, poverty, lack of …

by · Tuesday, 31 December 2019 · Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Philippines

World Bank urges Lebanon to form gov’t, warns of recession

Without quick steps to address the crisis, about half of Lebanon’s population could fall into poverty and unemployment could “rise sharply,” the lender …

by · Wednesday, 6 November 2019 · Lebanon, Philippines