Palestinians commemorate the day in which tens of thousands of people were forced from their homes during the war that led to the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.
In Tripoli, 60 percent of the workforce make less than $1 a day. Lebanon is struggling with poverty and political instability amid a coronavirus outbreak.
Ghosn fled Japan to Lebanon, his childhood home, in December as he awaited trial on charges of underreporting earnings, breach of trust and misappropriation of company funds, all of which he denies.
The Syrian dictator and the Libyan warlord have been accused of tacitly working together to amass fortunes from illegal drug trafficking, exploiting civil war conditions of both Libya and Syria.
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.
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