Lebanon tops the list of offshore companies named in the Pandora Papers, a revelation that many people have found to be unsurprising. Prime Minister Najib Mikati has denied any wrongdoing regarding his appointment in the Pandora Papers [Getty] Lebanese political and business leaders have the most offshore accounts revealed in the Pandora Papers, a mine …

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Capitol Hill in Washington. Yellen said on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 that October 18 remains the date on which it is likely to run out of resources to avoid an unprecedented default on the country’s debt without congressional …

It was a sweet, sweet August evening. I had just finished a workshop for Lebanese journalists on the rise of hate speech in the Lebanese media and I was having a summer drink with three friends at the Commodore Hotel in Hamra, in the heart of the Lebanese capital. At around 6pm, we received a …

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a press conference at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan on Monday October 4, 2021. On Tuesday October 5, 2021, the new Japanese Prime Minister Kishida held his Japan’s first talks as a leader with US President Joe Biden confirmed his intention to strengthen his security …

The Associated Press undefinedA global investigation has revealed how the rich and powerful have hidden their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront properties, yachts and other assets over the past quarter century. Collectively, these assets are worth billions of dollars.The investigation, dubbed the Pandora Papers, was published Sunday evening and involved 600 journalists from 150 media …

Understanding the link between crime and terrorism of ideologically motivated terrorist organizations TO SHARE By Brett Bolog Terrorist organizations, driven by politico-ideological motives, need economic resources to finance their operations and expand their influence. These groups often resort to criminal activities, which undermine political stability and bankrupt legitimate businesses while increasing their sphere of control. …

Lebanese politicians turned out to have the most offshore companies in the world, followed only by the UK and Iraq. After millions of confidential files leaked, the International Investigative Journalism Consortium (ICIJ) published a groundbreaking investigation called the Pandora Papers yesterday, revealing the vast network of politicians and elites who have hidden wealth in offshore …

BEIRUT, October 4 (Reuters) – After spending three decades building a real estate business he inherited from his father, Ralph Khoury now finds himself packing his bags an hour from Beirut to start a new life in a country he does not know. not expecting to visit: Georgia. “If there was a reason to hope …

Thousands of people gathered over the weekend to protest the move, including from the Islamist Ennahdha party, which has been sidelined by the president’s actions. Human rights defenders and civil society organizations have openly condemned his actions, calling them a threat to Tunisia’s democratic transition. Tunisian state agency TAP reported on Sunday that a lawmaker …

The US State Department’s senior adviser on energy security, Amos Hochstein, will be the US mediator between Israel and Lebanon in their border dispute, a State Department spokesman confirmed on Saturday night. “We can confirm that Amos Hochstein will resume his role as US mediator for the talks on the Israeli-Lebanese maritime border, which he …