Latest News for: Lebanon week


Lebanese military police interrogate student activist

Al Jazeera 21 Jun 2021
Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanese military police have interrogated activist Karim Safieddine after he was accused of throwing rocks at soldiers during a student protest last December ... Safieddine said a security official called him last week asking what student groups he is involved with.

Lebanon petrol shortage sparks hours-long queues, armed clashes

The Observers 21 Jun 2021
It’s been madness outside of petrol stations all across Lebanon for the past few weeks – a petrol shortage has resulted in tense, hours-long queues, in some cases, boiling into knife fights and gunfire ... اشكال كبير تخلله اطلاق نار بسبب #ازمة_البنزين #محطة_الضناوي#لبنان #lebanon24— Lebanon 24 (@Lebanon24) June 1, 2021.

Weekend Sports in Brief

Citrus County Chronicle 21 Jun 2021
The victory comes three weeks after Rahm tested positive for COVID-19 and had to pull out of the Memorial with a six-shot lead ... LEBANON, TENN. (AP) — Kyle Larson went to victory lane for the fourth consecutive week after a dominating run in the first Cup race at Nashville Superspeedway ... LEBANON, Tenn ... Seasonal Twice a week Sign Up Today.

Lebanon seizes millions of Captagon pills headed for Saudi Arabia

The National 19 Jun 2021
Lebanon seized millions of Captagon pills on Friday that were about to be smuggled to Saudi Arabia, Interior Minister Mohamed Fehmi said. This is the second seizure in a week of drug shipments bound for the kingdom. “I ask all countries to trust Lebanon as they did before ... Lebanon arrests two suspected of smuggling Captagon into Saudi Arabia.

Powership company trails corruption claims in its wake

Beijing News 19 Jun 2021
Below, we give two troubling international examples, from Lebanon and Pakistan, in which allegations of bribery have been raised involving the Turkish company ... Lebanon ... As the controversy over Karpowership SA's local bid unfurled in recent weeks, the Turkish group was also making headlines in Lebanon.

Fed-fueled dollar rises as bears head for exits

Taipei Times 19 Jun 2021
The index rose 1.95 percent from a week earlier ... A man counts US dollar banknotes at a currency exchange shop in Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday last week ... In Taipei on Friday, the New Taiwan dollar declined against the US dollar, losing NT$0.045 to close at NT$27.810, down 0.65 percent for the week.

Weekly COVID-19 Report: 23 mid-valley schools have active cases, none in senior homes

Lebanon Express 18 Jun 2021
COVID-19 cases and deaths have both increased this week following two weeks of steady decline. Caseloads started in the high 100s this week and then grew to more than 300 on Tuesday’s report from the Oregon Health Authority ... Riverview School in Lebanon was added back to the list of schools with active cases after being removed just last week.

‘Financial Surrealism’: Lebanese Opt for Beer Over Banks

The Algemeiner 18 Jun 2021
A worker holds a bottle of beer inside a beer factory in Mazraat Yachouh, Lebanon June 11, 2021 ... ‘trapped’ in Lebanon’s banks ... Long queues for fuel recently led to clashes in north Lebanon, while pharmacies went on a two-day strike last week as medicines ran out.

Beer over banks! People in this country face a stark choice

Live Mint 18 Jun 2021
dollar-denominated deposits 'trapped' in Lebanon's banks ... The willingness to take the financial hit reflects despair over Lebanon's path out of ... Long queues for fuel recently led to clashes in north Lebanon, while pharmacies went on a two-day strike last week as medicines ran out.

Lebanon City Council exhumes effort to allow green burials

Lebanon Valley News 18 Jun 2021
LEBANON — Calls for Lebanon to allow green burials in its ...

No more kidney dialysis? Lebanese hospitals issue warning

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 17 Jun 2021
BEIRUT -- Hospitals in Lebanon warned last week they may be forced to suspend kidney dialysis next week due to severe shortages in supplies, the latest in Lebanon's accelerating crises and collapsing health sector ... Hospitals in Lebanon warned on Thursday that they may be forced to ...

Cars erupt in flames in Beirut airport carpark, stockpiled petrol likely cause, local media report

Arab News 17 Jun 2021
It is thought that the fuel was likely stored in several cans being used to stockpile petrol which has recently become a hot commodity in Lebanon, due to shortages ... Petrol stations across Lebanon have been running on low supply for weeks as the central bank struggles to meet subsidy needs.

Lebanese pound hits new low as national crisis continues

Fresh Plaza 17 Jun 2021
Lebanon’s currency hit a new low against the dollar on the black market Monday ... The last time the pound hit a low of 15,000 in March protesters took to the streets across Lebanon for over a week, blocking roads by burning tires. Lebanon has been without a fully-functioning ...

Lebanese political parties criticised for taking part in protest calling for Cabinet formation

The National 17 Jun 2021
In Lebanon there is no future.”. The Lebanese pound hit a new low last week at 15,150 per dollar, which is roughly ten times less than it was worth before the country’s economic collapse in 2019 ... Read More. Son of slain president urges action before Lebanon becomes ‘failed state’. Lebanon fuel shortages spark long queues and fights at the pump ... .