• John O'Connor posted an update in the group News & Politics 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    More than 3 million Lebanese face poverty

    More than three million Lebanese – almost half the population – are facing a tough Ramadan.
    The monthly cost of iftar, or the meal to break their fast, now costs 2.5 times the minimum wage.
    The World Bank says food prices there have become the highest in the region.
    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr has more from Beirut, Lebanon.

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