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The in­side sto­ry of Kab­ul Bank and the near­ly $1bn of mon­ey laun­der­ing and cor­rup­tion that dev­as­tat­ed Afghanistan.

Published On 26 Oct 2022
A photo of an Afghan man holding money

Es­sen­tial Mid­dle East ex­plores the cri­sis that has re­sult­ed in the rise of bank heists in Lebanon.

Published On 22 Sep 2022
People gather outside the Blom Bank branch in the capital Beirut's Tariq al-Jdideh neighbourhood on September 16, 2022, to express their support to a depositor, who stormed the bank demanding to withdraw his frozen savings.