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The Pfizer deal negotiated is said to be for $18 a dose, a price that takes into consideration Lebanon's economic troubles, and is expected to cover 20% of the population.

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

Ten hurt in <em>Lebanon</em> gas depot blast

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Ten hurt in Lebanon gas depot blast

At least 10 people were injured when an explosion rocked a warehouse storing gas canisters near Lebanon's border with Syria, the Lebanese Red Cross and the army said.

Medics warn of coronavirus 'catastrophe' in <em>Lebanon</em>

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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.

Four dead in Beirut fuel tank fire and blast

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Four dead in Beirut fuel tank fire and blast

Four people were killed in an explosion and tank fire in Lebanon's capital Beirut.

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Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

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Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

A statement from the civil defence confirmed that the fire had been fully extinguished after firefighters worked through the night.

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Macron says ready to host another Lebanon aid conference

During his second visit to Lebanon after the Beirut blast, Macron expressed his readiness to host another donor conference for the ...

The geopolitical race to rebuild Beirut's port

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical race to rebuild Beirut's port

Hopes of acquiring greater influence in the Eastern Mediterranean are driving competition to gain control of Beirut's port.

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Seven still missing after Beirut blast, says Lebanon army

'Search and rescue operations will not stop until the missing are found,' Lebanon's army said, confirming that three Lebanese, three Syrians and ...

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Despite dealing with their own hopelessness and guilt, Lebanon's famously vast and intrinsically connected diaspora has sprung into action while ...

Impact <em>Lebanon</em>: the group leading the Beirut aid appeal

Narjas Zatat

Impact Lebanon: the group leading the Beirut aid appeal

As the political elite point fingers of blame, aid groups stepped up to help Lebanon during this time. Impact Lebanon is one ...

Beirut buries more of its dead as world mobilises

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Beirut buries more of its dead as world mobilises

Top foreign diplomats kept streaming into traumatised Beirut to show solidarity as Lebanon continues to bury more of its dead.

Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

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Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

Lebanese security apparatus have attacked unarmed protesters, including attacking medics.

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Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa auctions infamous glasses for Lebanon

Porn star-turned-activist Mia Khalifa is selling her infamous glasses to raise money for the Lebanese Red Cross.

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Renewed Lebanon protests as ministers quit

Two members of Lebanon's government have quit over a deadly blast that unleashed public rage against the country's ruling class.

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to ...

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Macron urges speedy global response to Lebanon disaster

Emmanuel Macron hosted Donald Trump and other world leaders for the virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon.

Furious Lebanese vow new protests over deadly mega-blast

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Furious Lebanese vow new protests over deadly mega-blast

While the exact circumstances that led to the blast are not yet known, protesters say it could not have happened without corruption and ...

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Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on Lebanon

A virtual conference is due to be held on Sunday to bring together world leaders in efforts to assist Lebanon after the deadly Beirut ...

Canada launches <em>Lebanon</em> relief fund after deadly Beirut blast

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Canada launches Lebanon relief fund after deadly Beirut blast

Canada has vowed to match donations to a Lebanon relief fund to aid the victims of the Beirut port blast, where more than 150 people ...

Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut blast victims

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Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut blast victims

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip set up a centre to donate blood to victims of the Beirut blast.

YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to <em>Lebanon</em> <em>Red</em> <em>Cross</em>

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YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to Lebanon Red Cross

The Swedish YouTuber also encouraged his millions of fans to donate to the Lebanese Red Crescent.

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