Coronavirus cools down Lebanon anti-government protest hot spot

World Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus cools down Lebanon anti-government protest hot spot

In Lebanon's anti-government protest hot spot Tripoli, Amim Mahbani has struggled to rescue his clothes shop from a free-falling economy. Now the novel coronavirus has left its very survival in peril. Lebanese authorities have ordered shops to close for two weeks to fight COVID-19, compounding ...

Crisis puts Lebanon's survival at stake, Hezbollah warns

World / Politics Feb 17, 2020

Crisis puts Lebanon's survival at stake, Hezbollah warns

Lebanon may not survive if its new government fails, the powerful Hezbollah warned on Sunday, urging the country's divided politicians not to obstruct the Cabinet as it seeks to address an unprecedented economic and financial crisis. Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah also said there was ...