10 august 2020

Special Report: Lebanon’s power struggle – why a failing state can’t get the lights on


BEIRUT (Reuters) - Surveying Beirut’s shattered streets last week, in the aftermath of a massive explosion at the port that killed at least 158 people, French President Emmanuel Macron offered support to the people of Lebanon and delivered a stern message to the country’s ruling class. FILE PHOTO: Samira Hanna,70, walks in her kitchen as she holds a candle due to a power cut, in Beirut, Lebanon July 6, 2020. To match Special Report LEBANON-CRISIS/POWER REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir What Lebanon needs, [...]