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In an interview with The Financial Times published on Saturday, Riad Salameh did not deny the transactions at the heart of a Swiss probe into alleged embezzlement.

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

Foreign lenders cut ties with Lebanon as crisis deepens

The New Arab Staff

Foreign lenders cut ties with Lebanon as crisis deepens

The severed relationship between Banque du Liban and foreign correspondent banks will make it tough for Lebanon to transfer foreign payments and purchase basic goods from abroad.

Saudi women's empowerment summit is an empty PR stunt

Alainna Liloia

Saudi women's empowerment summit is an empty PR stunt

Comment: Women's empowerment in Saudi Arabia will remain a sham initiative as long as the activists campaigning for such rights remain in ...

Riyadh markets three-part bonds after oil slump batters coffers

The New Arab & agencies

Riyadh markets three-part bonds after oil slump batters coffers

Fund managers are reportedly expecting a multi-billion dollar transaction as Saudi Arabia prepares for the issuing of new bonds.

Anu Shukla

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

British universities invested an estimated £456m in companies claimed to be financing Israel's military industry, illegal settlement industry, or production of technologies used in the surveillance of Palestinians.

Sabena Siddiqui

Saudi Aramco IPO fails to attract Western investors

The sale of the largest oil company in the world did not create waves, and globally it got a very lacklustre reception, much to Riyadh's ...

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Aramco IPO sale more than twice oversubscribed

Saudi Aramco's IPO has so far been twice oversubscribed but the current bids pale in comparison to Saudi Arabia's other blockbuster listings

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Arabia sidelines international banks in Aramco IPO

A number of top international banks' roles in the flotation of Saudi Aramco have been downgraded, reflecting Riyadh's scaling back its IPO ...

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims placed on 'terrorism' database

The New Arab

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims placed on 'terrorism' database

A new Al-Jazeera documentary reveals that hundreds of thousands of Muslims may have been arbitrarily placed on a 'terrorism' database run by ...

The New Arab

Saudi Aramco IPO 'to be delayed until December'

A report claims the highly anticipated 5 percent sale of the Saudi national oil giant will be further delayed due to the major attack on its ...

Banks slammed over Saudi Aramco IPO by environmental groups

The New Arab

Banks slammed over Saudi Aramco IPO by environmental groups

The groups stated that the banks would be involved in the “biggest single infusion of capital into the fossil fuel industry" since the accord ...

Saudi Arabia selects nine banks for Aramco IPO

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia selects nine banks for Aramco IPO

Saudi Arabia has chosen banks to take part in the much touted IPO of Aramco.

<em>HSBC</em> Turkey chief acquitted of 'insulting Erdogan'

The New Arab & agencies

HSBC Turkey chief acquitted of 'insulting Erdogan'

Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has acquitted HSBC bank’s Turkey chief of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through ...

British BDS campaigners plan their future after 'significant' wins

Diana Alghoul

British BDS campaigners plan their future after 'significant' wins

The Boycott Israel Network has planned a year of grassroot campaigns across the UK to support the global BDS movement.

The New Arab & agencies

Scandal-stricken Saudi Arabia make $7 billion bond sale

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday made its first major sale of debts since drawing international outrage over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The New Arab

For Palestine: Top five BDS victories of 2018

Despite many blows for Palestine throughout 2018, its people and supporters refused to back down. Here are the top five BDS victories for ...

Diana Alghoul

BDS victory: HSBC divest from Israeli drone manufacturer

Activists have welcomed the announcement that HSBC has divested from Elbit systems.

Malia Bouattia

Secret Israeli ambassador university visits testify to BDS' power

Comment: The secrecy and security surrounding Regev's visits to UK universities shows Israel is losing the struggle to normalise its actions, ...

BDS victory as UK university divests from Israel-linked firms

The New Arab

BDS victory as UK university divests from Israel-linked firms

The University of Leeds has ceased its dealings with Airbus, United Technologies and Keyence Corporation – all of which supply military ...

The New Arab & agencies

UK minister pulls out of Saudi trade conference

Britain's Department for International Trade has said the 'time is not right' for Liam Fox to attend the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh.

Dutch finance minister joins Saudi conference boycott

The New Arab & agencies

Dutch finance minister joins Saudi conference boycott

The Netherlands finance minister became the latest big name to announce they will not attend an investment conference in Riyadh.

French minister boycotts Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

The New Arab & agencies

French minister boycotts Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

France's economy minister is the latest big name to withdraw from an investment conference in Saudi Arabia.

IMF chief Lagarde cancels attendance at Saudi conference

The New Arab

IMF chief Lagarde cancels attendance at Saudi conference

IMF head Christine Lagarde has postponed a planned trip to the Middle East, which included her attendance at a major investment conference in ...

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