Lebanese Look for Divine Intervention to Rescue their Country

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Lebanese Look for Divine Intervention to Rescue their Country

With the failure of local, regional and foreign mediation attempts to break the monthslong Cabinet formation deadlock, the Lebanese, facing poverty, hunger and soaring unemployment, are looking for divine intervention to save them from the worst economic and financial crisis since the 1975-90 Civil War.

As Lebanon descended into deeper political and economic malaise, raising fears of a social explosion, the Lebanese people’s attention shifted to an inter-Christian religious summit in the Vatican headed by Pope Francis in the hope it would break a stalemate that for more than 10 months has left the country without a fully functioning government to tackle multiple crises, including an unprecedented financial downturn. 

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Source: The Daily Star and Reuters