The White House has been dealt stinging blows following the massive march in Iraq against the presence of US troops in the country as well as the formation of a new government in Lebanon, says a senior official from the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah.
The United Nations says violence caused by “strange groups” in Beirut seems to be politically driven in an attempt to undermine security and stability in Lebanon, which has faced anti-government protest rallies for the past three months.
Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri says he does not intend to return to the premiership and head a new government, stating that he has moved on from the post and that he is not obstructing the formation of a new cabinet amid a deep financial crisis.
Lebanon’s Caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri has urged politicians to urgently form a new government and “stop wasting time” to find solutions for the Lebanese economic crisis in order to “calm the popular storm.”
Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri on Sunday urged politicians to urgently form a new government and find solutions for the country’s economic crisis, after a night of violent clashes between security forces and protesters.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun has denied welcoming fugitive former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn upon his arrival in the Mediterranean country as Beirut says it has received a red notice from Interpol for the arrest of the auto tycoon.
Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was in his childhood home of Lebanon on Tuesday after fleeing Japan, raising questions about how one of the world’s most-recognized executives slipped away while on bail.
Hezbollah supports a new government capable of quickly carrying out essential reforms in the cash-strapped country of Lebanon as further economic deterioration, including the risk of sharp currency devaluation, would exacerbate social tensions, an official with the Lebanese resistance movement says.
The governor of the central bank of Lebanon, officially known as Banque du Liban, says efforts are underway to tackle the worsening financial crisis that has caused several businesses to close and many people to lose their jobs amid growing fears about the country's economic future.