The government approved its recovery plan last week, announcing that it would form the basis of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund for aid.
Death toll from Covid-19 pandemic crosses 250,000 as confirmed cases exceed 3.6 million. Here are the developments on the pandemic for May 5, 2020.
Bashar al Assad's Syria appears to be at odds with Russia on several fronts as Moscow’s financial troubles swell.
Lebanese government approved a much needed economic rescue plan for the country to exit the crisis which has been worsened due to coronavirus lockdown. The announcement came after dozens of protesters took to the streets in northern Lebanon.
"Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has banned the Shia terrorist organisation Hezbollah in Germany," a ministry spokesman says, as country raids several places to detain suspected members of group.
The policy of relying too much on debt to fund the budget has created problems for the young government of Prime Minister Hassan Diab.
If the heinousness of yesterday's terror attack in Afrin won’t move PKK/YPG sympathisers, including some international observers, then what will?
The country faces its worst economic crisis in recent history, now compounded by a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of Covid-19, with its currency losing more than half of its value and prices soaring.
Six months after popular protests erupted across the country, the pandemic is making a meal out of an already fragile situation.
Four residents of a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon test positive for the novel coronavirus, a health official says, bringing total cases in the settlement to five.
Hezbollah has launched its own battle against the coronavirus, one that works alongside the Lebanese government’s response.
Lebanon is home to more than one million Syrian refugees. The country is also host to tens of thousands of Palestinian refugees and their descendants, most of them living in squalid camps with no access to public services.
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