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Lebanon’s October 2019 protests weren’t just about the ‘WhatsApp tax’

Amnesty 20 Oct 2021
in 2018, over $11 billion was pledged to Lebanon at the CEDRE international donor conference in Paris to boost Lebanon’s economy ... in 2015 widespread protests in response to the mismanagement of Lebanon’s waste crisis also crossed the barriers of identity politics, sectarianism and political affiliations.
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Iran says it defeated US in region, mocks Israel failure against Hamas - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 19 Oct 2021
The interview with the PFLP-GC leader is not really about what that small group can accomplish, but to inform readers that the Palestinians care about Iran’s support and that Iran investing resources in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Gaza is effective. Many Iranians are tired of the regime wasting funds abroad while people are poor at home ... .
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Despite tensions, Lebanon committed to resuming talks with IMF

The Arab Weekly 15 Oct 2021
Lebanon is going through a difficult phase, not an easy one ... Lebanon’s financial system collapsed in 2019 after decades of corruption and waste in the state and the unsustainable way it was financed ... The figure was endorsed by the IMF but many of Lebanon’s main political players disputed the scale of the losses.
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Beirut violence is a setback but will be overcome - PM Mikati

Reuters 15 Oct 2021
"Lebanon is going through a difficult phase not an easy one ... Lebanon's financial system collapsed in 2019 after decades of corruption and waste in the state and the unsustainable way it was financed ... The figure was endorsed by the IMF but many of Lebanon's main political players disputed the scale of the losses.
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Lebanon’s central bank denies Swiss report about 2016 IMF paper

Arab News 10 Oct 2021
Lebanon’s central bank denied on Friday a Swiss newspaper report that alleged the International Monetary Fund had removed information from a 2016 report on the country at the request of central bank governor Riad Salameh ... Lebanon is suffering what the World Bank has described as one of the deepest depressions in modern history.
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Dubai Expo presents a glitzy facade of 192 nations in total harmony. The strife from ...

Henry Herald 10 Oct 2021
Lebanon is still recovering from the Beirut port explosion that killed hundreds and injured thousands -- as well as a worsening economic crisis that has wiped out the value of the Lebanese pound, and with it, the life savings of ordinary people.
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Dubai Expo presents a facade of 192 nations at peace. The reality is never far ...

Henry Herald 10 Oct 2021
Lebanon is still recovering from the Beirut port explosion that killed hundreds and injured thousands -- as well as a worsening economic crisis that has wiped out the value of the Lebanese pound, and with it, the life savings of ordinary people.
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Lebanon's central bank rebukes report about 2016 IMF paper

The New Arab 08 Oct 2021
Lebanon's central bank denied on Friday a Swiss newspaper report that alleged the International Monetary Fund had removed information from a 2016 report on the country at the request of central bank governor Riad Salameh ... Lebanon is suffering what the World Bank has described as one of the deepest depressions in modern history.
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Lebanon's central bank denies Swiss report about 2016 IMF paper

Reuters 08 Oct 2021
BEIRUT, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Lebanon's central bank denied on Friday a Swiss newspaper report that alleged the International Monetary Fund had removed information from a 2016 report on the country at the request of central bank governor Riad Salameh ... Lebanon is suffering what ...
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Iranian foreign minister meets top Lebanese officials

Al Jazeera 07 Oct 2021
Beirut, Lebanon... The international community has urged Lebanon to reform its battered economy by ending rampant corruption and wasteful spending, restructuring its debt and dysfunctional electricity sector, and increasing transparency mechanisms, in order to unlock economic aid.
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Lebanon resumes IMF 'interactions', committed to fair solution for creditors

Arab News 04 Oct 2021
An adviser to the Association of Banks in Lebanon who requested anonymity said ... An IMF program is widely seen as the only way Lebanon can obtain help from foreign donors who want the government to carry out reforms to tackle the root causes of the crisis, including state corruption and waste.
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Lebanon resumes IMF ‘interactions’, committed to fair solution for creditors

Metro USA 04 Oct 2021
An adviser to the Association of Banks in Lebanon who requested anonymity said ... An IMF programme is widely seen as the only way Lebanon can obtain help from foreign donors who want the government to carry out reforms to tackle the root causes of the crisis, including state corruption and waste.
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Lebanon and IMF to restart technical talks on rescue funds

Al Jazeera 04 Oct 2021
Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon and the International Monetary Fund are set to hold technical discussions in the “coming days” to take on the country’s dire economic crisis ... “The newly formed government led by Mr Najib Mikati is fully conscious of the urgency of Lebanon’s social and economic situation and of the challenges lying ahead,” it said.
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Costa Brava: A family nest in danger amidst Lebanon’s waste

The New Arab 01 Oct 2021
This is the engaging premise of Mounia Akl’s second feature, titled Costa Brava, Lebanon ... But Costa Brava, Lebanon is not just a family drama enriched by ecological themes ... All in all, Costa Brava, Lebanon is a very compelling picture ... Specifically, Lebanon is facing a serious waste crisis since 2015, aggravated by political inaction.
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UN urges Lebanon to implement reforms as extreme poverty grows

Al Jazeera 01 Oct 2021
Beirut, LebanonThe United Nations ... The international community has repeatedly urged Lebanon to reform its economy, notably by ending wasteful spending and corruption, and restructuring its ineffective energy sector ... “We’re now the largest [UN] agency in Lebanon – unfortunately.”.
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