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Lebanon PM pledges to stem devaluation, reduce food prices

May 21, 2020 - 10:10 PM

The devaluation of the Lebanese pound leads to major hikes in the price of food, much of which is imported

ECONOMIC CRISIS. An anti-government protester stands on top of a car during a demonstration in the Lebanese capital Beirut on April 22, 2020. Photo by Anwar Amro/AFP

Lebanon bank deposits plunge $5.7 billion in January-February 2020

Apr 25, 2020 - 8:15 AM

A source close to the Lebanese government says the large part of the $5.7 billion had likely been transferred abroad

CURFEW. An aerial view shows the Beirut Corniche empty during a nighttime curfew imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus in Lebanon on March 28, 2020. Photo by AFP

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new government

Jan 22, 2020 - 5:28 AM

'This is a government that represents the aspirations of the demonstrators who have been mobilized nationwide for more than 3 months,' says Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab

NEW GOVERNMENT. A handout picture provided by the Lebanese photo agency Dalati and Nohra on on January 21, 2020, shows Lebanon's new Prime Minister Hassan Diab signing official documents at the presidential palace in Baabda, east of the capital Beirut, as the new government is announced. AFP PHOTO/HO/DALATI AND NOHRA

Canadian charged over 1980 Paris synagogue bombing

Nov 15, 2014 - 9:49 PM

UPDATED Hassan Diab a Canadian of Lebanese descent appears before an anti terror judge hours after arriving from Montreal after losing a six year legal battle against extradition

Canadian suspect in 1980 Paris synagogue bombing arrives in France – airport source

Nov 15, 2014 - 3:36 PM

University professor Hassan Diab is due to face an anti terror judge in Paris after arriving in the French capital

 This police sketch released in 1980 by French police shows Hassan Diab, a Canadian-Lebanese national arrested in Canada on November 13, 2008 for his alleged role in a 1980 Paris synagogue bombing that killed four persons. Photo by AFP/POLICE JUDICIAIRE