As Lebanon’s banks struggle to raise capital, a deadline looms

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Lebanon’s central bank is seen closed under a national lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus By Tom Arnold and Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) – Paralysed by financial crisis and riven with political risk, a number of Lebanon’s banks are struggling to meet a central bank target to raise their […]

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Special Report: Lebanon’s power struggle – why a failing state can’t get the lights on

6/6 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Lebanese Energy Minister Raymond Ghajar speaks during an interview with Reuters in Beirut 2/6 By Tom Perry and Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) – Surveying Beirut’s shattered streets last week, in the aftermath of a massive explosion at the port that killed at least 158 people, French President Emmanuel Macron offered […]

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