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The price of the three-wheeled vehicles usually does not exceed a thousand dollars and it is a fuel-efficient alternative to cars.

Pharmacies are catering only to certain clients, providing their few remaining drugs to regulars who are in possession of a prescription.

Lebanon protesters block roads over worsening poverty

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Lebanon protesters block roads over worsening poverty

Protesters in Lebanon, angered by political inaction to solve the many crisis that plague the country, have blocked roads.

For Lebanon's displaced Syrians, hope is a powerful thing

Ayman Agabani

For Lebanon's displaced Syrians, hope is a powerful thing

Comment: Ayman Agabani finds that even the smallest of gestures can bring hope to Syrian refugees enduring a cold, hard winter in Lebanon.

Protesters torch Tripoli's municipality building in anti-lockdown protests

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Protesters torch Tripoli's municipality building in anti-lockdown protests

The municipality building in Tripoli was raided and torched as protestors continue to make demands for justice as the coronavirus pandemic ...

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Covid-19 hit Lebanese in desperate hunt for hospital beds

There are shortages in hospital beds Lebanon due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Medics warn of coronavirus 'catastrophe' in Lebanon

Lebanon, with a population of around six million, has recorded 183,888 coronavirus cases, including 1,466 deaths, since February.

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Hezbollah claims it has 'doubled' arsenal of guided missiles

Hassan Nasrallah alleged that his group has the capability to strike anywhere in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

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More than 200 coronavirus cases in Lebanon's biggest prison

The Roumieh prison holds more than three times its intended capacity, overcrowding that has led to a spike in coronavirus cases.

Lebanon lawyer warns coronavirus-hit prison 'humanitarian time bomb'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon lawyer warns coronavirus-hit prison 'humanitarian time bomb'

The head of the Beirut Bar Association warned a novel coronavirus outbreak in crisis-hit Lebanon's largest and most overcrowded prison amounted ...

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Hariri murder verdict disappoints ex-PM supporters in Lebanon

Supporters of the late Rafic Hariri said they were disappointed over the verdict of his assassination.

Lebanese open homes as 300,000 homeless over Beirut explosion

Narjas Zatat

Lebanese open homes as 300,000 homeless over Beirut explosion

Individuals are offering up their homes after hundreds of thousands have been rendered homeless due to an explosion that rocked Beirut.

Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has the country seeking help in the Far East.

Lebanon trio sexually assaulted Syrian child, video shows

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon trio sexually assaulted Syrian child, video shows

Three men who were filmed sexually assaulting a Syrian child in Lebanon have caused outrage after the video was posted online.

Missile hit near convoy of ex-Lebanon PM Hariri: report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Missile hit near convoy of ex-Lebanon PM Hariri: report

Hariri's office confirmed the report, saying it was "generally correct".

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Ethiopian worker found dead in employer's home

An Ethiopian domestic worker was found dead in her employer's home in Lebanon.

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque ...

The New Arab & agencies

Fifteen Syrian refugees in Lebanon test positive for coronavirus

Fifteen cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among Syrian refugees living in the same building in Majdal Anjar, in eastern Lebanon.

Nicholas Frakes

'Starving is worse': Lebanon's Syrian refugees face bleak lockdown

Syrian refugees are struggling to survive under Lebanon's lockdown as an economic crisis deepens poverty in the country.

Lebanese defy lockdown for second wave of protests

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Lebanese defy lockdown for second wave of protests

A second wave of protests is sweeping across Lebanon despite the Covid-19 lockdown, reflecting growing desperation in the country amid dire ...

Mat Nashed

Lebanon legalises cannabis growing, its political class eye profits

Comment: Eyeing a $1 billion market, Lebanon's elites are looking to exploit the cannabis cultivation industry, cutting existing small-scale ...

Four virus cases reported in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp

The New Arab

Four virus cases reported in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp

A total of five residents of the Wavel camp in the eastern Bekaa Valley have tested positive for Covid-19.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Lebanon confirms its first case at a refugee camp, Turkish medics criticise government over health worker deaths and other stories in today's ...

First Covid-19 case in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp: UN

The New Arab & agencies

First Covid-19 case in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp: UN

A Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon has been put on lockdown after the first case of coronavirus was confirmed.

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