Is Lebanon on the brink of bankruptcy?

Lebanon is facing an unprecedented economic crisis amid fears the longer the political stalemate lasts, the worse it will be for the economy.

The economy is at the root of the crisis in Lebanon. And the political stalemate is threatening to cause further financial turmoil.

Politicians have been struggling to form a new government since the resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri.

Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports from Beirut.