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As Lebanese cry for justice, politics paralyzes the system

May. 04, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Even after she was taken off an investigation into alleged financial crimes by a money transfer company, the defiant Lebanese prosecutor charged ahead. She showed up at the company’s offices outside of Beirut with a group of supporters and a metal worker, who broke open the...

Lebanon's president wants investigation into currency crash

Mar. 03, 2021 12:19 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president Wednesday ordered the central bank governor to open an investigation into currency speculation, after the Lebanese pound plunged to record lows on the black market this week. The request by President Michel Aoun came after the...