In an interview, Mike Azar discusses Lebanon’s ongoing difficulties in reaching a consensus on a financial revival plan.
In an interview, Joseph Daher examines the multiple factors that have brought about the collapse of the Syrian economy.
Asserting the failure of Lebanon’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund is premature.
Algerian officials in the northeastern border area between Algeria and Tunisia continue to permit the cross-border smuggling of petrol and other commodities.
As Lebanon continues to flatten the coronavirus curve and as the country opens up again, the protest movement is largely expected to make a comeback, with protestors again voicing demands for an independent judiciary, accountability, early parliamentary elections, and financial reform—among others.
Conservative Republicans have unveiled a report that could have terrible consequences for a country already facing ruin.
Having lost the cushion of Gulf support, many Arab states are looking for external financing from international financial institutions and other donors such as China (particularly in North Africa) and the United States.
In an interview, Amer Bisat says a consensus is emerging that an IMF plan is Lebanon’s only way of securing foreign funding.
The coronavirus pandemic is changing perspectives on governance and how armed forces interact with society, but nowhere is this more salient than in the Arab world.
The Makhlouf affair may accelerate a generalized collapse of Syria’s economy and effective control over the country.