Lebanon five-bank board chiefs banned from traveling

A Lebanese prosecutor Thursday issued travel bans against the heads of the boards of five Lebanese banks as a precautionary measure as she investigates transactions made by their banks, reports say. Judge Ghada told Reuters, she issued the bans against Read more

Lebanon’s Finance minister advises against removal of head of Central bank amid calls for so

Lebanon’s Finance minister Thursday told local media that replacing the Central bank governor, Riad Salameh, today is not “wise”, Zawya reports. Youssef Khalil, speaking to broadcaster MTV, indicated that nobody proposed removing the central bank governor, but “I do not Read more

Qatar’s Emir creates new post for assistant Foreign minister for Regional affairs

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Sunday ordered the creation of a new post for assistant foreign minister for regional affairs, Anadolu news agency reports citing the Gulf country’s state-run news agency QNA. The ruler, also for the Read more