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Lebanon central bank governor, brother sue state over ‘mistakes’ in embezzlement probe
Middle East

Lebanon central bank governor, brother sue state over ‘mistakes’ in embezzlement probe

Lebanon’s central bank governor and his brother are suing the state over what they say were “grave mistakes” made by…
2 killed as fighter jet crashes in central Iran
Middle East

2 killed as fighter jet crashes in central Iran

Two pilots were killed when an F-7 fighter jet crashed near Isfahan province in central Iran on Tuesday, according to…
Lebanon recovery plan includes Central Bank debt write-off, haircuts to depositors
Middle East

Lebanon recovery plan includes Central Bank debt write-off, haircuts to depositors

Lebanon’s government foresees cancelling “a large part” of the Central Bank’s foreign currency obligations to commercial banks and dissolving non-viable…
Lebanon gov’t, central bank’s ‘callous destruction’ impoverished people, UN report says
Middle East

Lebanon gov’t, central bank’s ‘callous destruction’ impoverished people, UN report says

Lebanon’s government and its central bank have committed human rights violations by impoverishing people through the “callous destruction” of the…
Lebanon judge seizes property of central bank governor’s brother
Middle East

Lebanon judge seizes property of central bank governor’s brother

A Lebanese investigative judge has ordered the seizure of properties belonging to Raja Salameh, the central bank governor’s brother, who…
Iraq’s Central Bank is helping Iran to evade US sanctions and fund the Quds Force
Middle East

Iraq’s Central Bank is helping Iran to evade US sanctions and fund the Quds Force

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Arabiya news agency reported in February that Iraq — more specifically the Iraqi Central Bank — has played…
senior Houthi official says Palestine is still ‘central issue’ 
Middle East

senior Houthi official says Palestine is still ‘central issue’ 

The Prime Minister of Yemen’s Houthi-led government, Dr Abdulaziz Bin Habtour, said yesterday that Palestine was and still is “the…
How White Men Became Less Central to Tajja Isen’s Writing
World

How White Men Became Less Central to Tajja Isen’s Writing

High school English didn’t ask much of us. We were assigned two books a year, one of them a Shakespeare…
Mysterious window-rattling booms shake central Israel
Inside Israel

Mysterious window-rattling booms shake central Israel

A number of powerful booms were heard in cities in the central region of the country Tuesday, with security services…
Green groups warn planned road in central Israel will kill off crucial wetlands
Inside Israel

Green groups warn planned road in central Israel will kill off crucial wetlands

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority and environmental groups are hoping to drum up enough public opposition to stop the…
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