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Defense Minister Benny Gantz offered to help Lebanon on Sunday as neighbor Israel continues to suffer from a worsening economic crisis. “As an Israeli, as a Jew and as a human being, it hurts to see the images of hungry people on the streets of Lebanon,” Gantz wrote on Twitter. “Israel has offered aid to …

Published on: 07/04/2021 – 17:34 Beirut (AFP) Dozens of relatives of those killed in the explosion at a Lebanese port gathered on Sunday to mark the 11th month since the disaster and are calling for responses from a slow investigation into prosecution of those responsible. Hundreds of tons of ammonium nitrate fertilizer exploded on the …

The Lebanese are grappling with a series of shortages, from gasoline to medicine, as the interim government discusses the removal of subsidies. Lebanon’s drug importers have said they are running out of hundreds of essential drugs and have warned of further shortages if the cash-strapped central bank does not release the funds. The Lebanese grapple …

The cost of the rechargeable ventilator on sale in a generally inexpensive store in Beirut was 1.4 million Lebanese lira. That’s almost $ 1,000 (£ 723) according to the official rate. Almost $ 1,000. At minimum wage, that’s more than two months of wages. For one damn fan. There is nothing special about this ventilator …

BEIRUT – Lebanon’s energy ministry last week hiked gasoline and fuel prices by 35%, a move that could lead to a sharp rise in the prices of most commodities in the affected country. crisis. The hike came days after Acting Prime Minister Hassan Diab approved financing of fuel imports at a rate above the official …

If we don’t believe in change, we will never see it. One of the main obstacles to the revolutionary transformations necessary for Lebanon’s survival as a state is cynicism that perceives real change as impossible – that corrupt elites will always cling to power and that nothing can be done against it. Hezbollah’s treacherous program. …

Washington (AP) – Employers will not have the immediate opportunity to relax as the US labor market recovers and workers’ needs increase this summer. The labor shortage will likely continue for years after the economy’s rapid recovery has shaken its growing pain. Imagine last year that a number of people of working age did something …

Shamseddine said if prices continue to rise with the removal of subsidies, basic needs will become beyond the reach of most Lebanese, adding that 65% of employed Lebanese earn their wages in pounds and 70% of them earn a salary between LL 1.5 million to LL 2.5 million. “The basic food basket costs LL 2.1 …

Seen from the sky, Lebanon looks like a tourist paradise. At street level, fuel lines around the block, blackouts, growing poverty and outbursts of anger point to a country falling apart, 20 months into an economic crisis that feuding elites are not not willing to resolve. From above, the azure Mediterranean gives way to the …

BEIRUT, July 1, 2021 – Children of Lebanon are the most affected by one of the world’s worst economic collapses in recent times[1], according to a survey released today by UNICEF. A series of mutually reinforcing crises, including a devastating recession, have left families and children in Lebanon in dire straits, affecting just about every …