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US warns of punitive actions for Lebanese blocking reforms

15 April, 2021

David Hale, undersecretary of state for political affairs, did not specify what kind of punitive actions Lebanese officials could face.

How violence prevents healing after Islamic State

15 April, 2021

Comment: To begin healing in Iraq and Syria, we must find new strategies of acceptance that fight dehumanisation and radicalisation, writes Judit Neurink.

US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

14 April, 2021

David Hale has urged Lebanon’s leaders to form a government and help stabilise the crippled economy.

Lebanon president delays declaration on waters disputed with Israel

14 April, 2021

Lebanese President Michel Aoun has refused to consent to a plan to expand Lebanon's maritime borders amid ongoing disputes with Israel and Syria in the eastern Mediterranean.

Money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief: report

14 April, 2021

An investigation into the embezzlement of funds from Lebanon’s central bank is examining activities linked with Riad Salemeh.

Myanmar's young demand their future

14 April, 2021

Comment: Myanmar's younger generation knows what it's like to enjoy better prospects and freedoms. The generals must return Myanmar to the country they want and deserve, writes Achim Steiner.

Ramadan breeds dread in crisis-hit Iraq

13 April, 2021

Faced with sharp price rises, a decline in the buying power of the dinar and rising unemployment, Iraqis enter the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan with many challenges.

Lebanon civil war survivors say today's crisis even worse

11 April, 2021

Lebanon's worst economic crisis has brought survivors of the civil war (1975-1990) to express their urgent concerns at the dire situation.

Aid group MSF says detained migrant killed in Libya

10 April, 2021

One migrant was killed and two others aged 17 and 18 were wounded and taken to a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, the charity said.

Syria juice vendor prepares for Ramadan as crisis bites

10 April, 2021

Ishaaq Kremed's decades-old trade has also taken on new meaning since the war-torn country has been plunged into economic crisis.

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