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March 25, 2017

Beirut - Lebanon’s leaders are looking into ways to produce the country’s first budget in more th

November 12, 2016

The election of Michel Aoun as president of Lebanon after a two-and-half-year vacancy is seen as

October 23, 2016

Beirut - Many key economic indexes in Lebanon have slumped and the international community is pre

October 01, 2016

Beirut - Lebanon’s leading banks have seen profits grow at relatively meagre rates, signalling th

July 23, 2016

BEIRUT - Lebanon’s cabinet unani­mously decided that it was “necessary” to draft a state budget f

May 21, 2016

Beirut - Hezbollah members and sympathisers are find­ing it harder to have financial dealings wit

March 31, 2016

Beirut - Lebanon seems unlikely to sort out its political mess anytime soon despite pressure by i

March 10, 2016

Saudi Arabia’s “punitive” actions against Lebanon exacerbated worries in the smaller country abou

January 28, 2016

Beirut - Net oil-importing coun­tries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) seem happy with

January 14, 2016

Beirut - Crude oil prices witnessed a record decline in 2015, forcing oil-rich Arab Gulf states t

January 14, 2016

Beirut - New US rules to penalise financial institutions conducting transactions with Hezbollah a

November 19, 2015

Beirut - Abdullah is fed up with paying twice for electri­cal power.

November 19, 2015

Beirut - Lebanon’s parliament met for the first time in a year and passed financial laws to avoid

November 05, 2015

Beirut - Lebanese tourism operators have called on the govern­ment to end its political paralysis

November 05, 2015

Beirut - Lebanon risks losing hun­dreds of million dollars in international loans for key develop

October 22, 2015

BEIRUT - Mauritania plans to boost efforts to combat poverty through a more equitable distributio

October 22, 2015

BEIRUT - Lebanon is counting on doubling trade with Iran a short time after the Is­lamic Republic

October 15, 2015

Beirut - Middle Eastern coun­tries have urged the world to help them deal with the mas­sive influ

October 08, 2015

Beirut - Global investors pulled an estimated $40 bil­lion from emerging mar­ket assets in the th

September 23, 2015

Beirut - Russia’s military involve­ment in Syria seems to have a hidden economic agenda, especial