Lebanon Loses its Economic Artery Due to the Huge Explosion of Beirut's Port

    A huge explosion occurred in the port of Beirut, causing 73 deaths and more than 3 thousand wounded (indeterminate toll), as well as huge material damage in many neighborhoods of the capital and its environs
  • Beirut, Republic of Lebanon
  • 5 August 2020

Palestine Expects an Economic Contraction of 8.5%

    The Palestinian Monetary Authority (the central bank’s operating institution) expected the local economy to contract by between 5.2 and 8.5 percent
  • Jerusalem, Palestine
  • 5 August 2020