Hezbollah Attacks Central Bank of Lebanon

Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor has spoken up about a “systematic campaign” against him by Hezbollah-backed PM Hassan Diab Riad Salameh, Governor of Lebanon’s Central Bank, spoke out today in a one-hour long video conference. He addressed the “systematic campaign” against him, which is widely thought to have been driven by Hezbollah. Mr Salameh was responding…

Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor under political attack

The international community might initially have been relieved that Lebanon finally has a government, after over 100 days of protest and a time of great economic turmoil for the country. There is indeed a government led by Sunni technocrat Hassan Diab, which is a coalition of Hezbollah, Amal and the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM). However,…