DOHA, Dec 8 Qatar's Commercial Bank
expects to issue bonds worth $500 million in the first or second
quarter of 2020, Chief Executive Joseph Abraham said on Sunday.
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LONDON/BEIRUT Oil trader IMMS has taken Lebanese bank BankMed to court in the U.S. state of New York, accusing it of failing to return $1 billion of its deposits when requested, according to court documents seen by Reuters.
BEIRUT Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday he did not want to be prime minister of a new government, putting the onus on adversaries including the Iran-backed group Hezbollah to find an alternative who can steer the country out of crisis.
BEIRUT Protesters prevented Lebanon's parliament from holding its first session in two months on Tuesday, escalating a wave of demonstrations against rulers blamed for steering the country towards economic collapse. | Video
BEIRUT Lebanon's energy ministry will trial a state tender for gasoline next month, caretaker energy minister Nada Boustani said on Friday, in an effort to stave off potential supply shortages brought on by the country's worsening economic conditions.
BEIRUT Mohammad Safadi, a former finance minister, has agreed to be Lebanon's prime minister if he wins the support of leading parties, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Friday.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's resignation has failed to quell nationwide protests but nowhere have they proven more determined and more energetic than in the second biggest city, Tripoli, whose residents complain of decades of neglect.
BEIRUT The Shi'ite group Hezbollah said on Friday a new Lebanese government must listen to the demands that fueled protests against the country's rulers and led Saad al-Hariri to quit as prime minister. | Video
BEIRUT, Oct 30 When Yara Kabalan's weekly coffee
delivery arrived at her Beirut minimarket on Tuesday against the
backdrop of nationwide protests that have shut banks, it was not
business as usual.