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Iran circumvents US sanctions, helps Lebanon

Iran circumvents US sanctions, helps Lebanon

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In a surprise visit Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dropped in on Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Monday. This is the first face to face between the two since the fall of Kabul. Meanwhile, an Iranian oil tanker docked at a port in Syria, carrying much-needed fuel for Lebanon. However, this delivery violates US sanctions imposed on Tehran. For analysis of this, Marwa Osman, a professor at Maaref University and Lebanese International University and host of the Mid East Stream shares her perspective. #QuestionMore #RTAmerica #InQuestion Get exclusive content and watch full episodes now by downloading the Portable.TV app: https://bit.ly/DownloadPortable Telegram: https://t.me/RTAmerica Check out our other shows! NO show does it like this. It’s TIME TO DO NEWS AGAIN with Rick S...
Lebanon plunged into darkness as energy crisis deepens and supplies run short – BBC News

Lebanon plunged into darkness as energy crisis deepens and supplies run short – BBC News

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The political and economic crisis engulfing Lebanon is getting worse, with blackouts in parts of the country, as electricity, petrol, medicines and even drinking water run short. Four governments in the region have agreed a new plan to ease the country’s energy shortages by piping gas to Lebanon via Jordan and Syria. Life in Lebanon has been paralysed by the crisis that has deepened as supplies of imported fuel have dried up. It is part of a wider financial crisis that has seen the Lebanese currency plunge by 90% since 2019. Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Quentin Sommerville in Beirut. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #BBCNews
Israel & Lebanon escalating airstrikes: Possible war?

Israel & Lebanon escalating airstrikes: Possible war?

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This week on just press play RT correspondent, John Huddy joins Roxana Solano, to discuss recent developments in the rare airstrikes between Israel and Lebanon. This, after a year since the massive chemical explosion in Beirut. For this and more JUST.PRESS.PLAY! Watch Full Episode And More on Portable.TV https://www.portable.tv/series/justpressplay #QuestionMore #RTAmerica #JustPressPlay Get exclusive content and watch full episodes now by downloading the Portable.TV app: https://bit.ly/DownloadPortable Telegram: https://t.me/RTAmerica Check out our other shows! NO show does it like this. It’s TIME TO DO NEWS AGAIN with Rick Sanchez News with Rick Sanchez: https://bit.ly/NRSSHOW It’s her take on all things political and she presents ALL the angles: News.Views.Hughes with Scottie Nell Hugh...
Lebanon: Why is the country in crisis and what’s happening? – BBC Newsnight

Lebanon: Why is the country in crisis and what’s happening? – BBC Newsnight

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As Lebanon grapples with a deepening economic crisis, fuel, medicine and food are becoming increasingly scarce. Why and what’s happening? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog The country is now in a state of collapse - fuel shortages, power cuts, bare shelves and a plummeting currency. It is a financial crisis with deep roots in a fundamentally flawed political system. Last year saw the mass resignation of the entire cabinet after the explosion at a port that killed more than two hundred. It was later discovered a storage facility had been holding dangerous chemicals that no one had bothered to move. The BBC’s Jean Mackenzie reports from and asks how the country can get back to its previous life - booming with optimism, tourism, and confidence. #Newsnight #BBCNews #Lebanaon Newsni...
FULL SHOW: Lebanon on edge as people confront corrupt gov't

FULL SHOW: Lebanon on edge as people confront corrupt gov't

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A general strike in Lebanon has led to the shuttering of private businesses, government offices and banks. Protesters are demanding an end to the worsening economic crisis in the country, which many are blaming on the corrupt elite. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich has the story. (13:36) US President Joe Biden is back on American soil following his all-important visit to Europe. It’s been a whirl-wind 24 hours for the president who traveled from Brussels to Switzerland for his summit with Russian president Putin. (00:57) Professor of Int’l Human Rights & author Dan Kovalik and managing editor of Covert Action magazine Jeremy Kuzmorav join a panel to discuss. (2:01) Amazon is teaming up with social media companies to combat thousands of fake reviews on its website. RT America’s John Huddy...