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Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

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Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

It has been one year since the protests erupted in Lebanon, and the coronavirus pandemic has paused the movement.

Four new COVID-19 deaths in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camps

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Four new COVID-19 deaths in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camps

The UN Palestinian refugee agency confirmed four new COVID-19 deaths in camps in Lebanon, calling for vigilance in observing hygiene measures as ...

Lebanon is not facing bread crisis after explosion: minister

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Lebanon is not facing bread crisis after explosion: minister

Caretaker Economy Minister Raoul Nehme has said Beirut's port is open and ready to receive container ships following the deadly blast last week.

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Struggling Lebanon records rising suicide cases

A 26-year-old in Lebanon became the fifth person to commit suicide in the economy-stricken country.

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Lebanon suicides spark outrage at govt over economic crisis

A 61-year-old man shot himself on the sidewalk of a bustling Beirut shopping street in broad daylight.

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Lebanon panic as 'apocalyptic' insects swarm homes

Small bugs and larger beetles swarmed homes in various Lebanese regions and caused alarm on Friday, though experts say the creatures are ...

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Lebanon excludes refugees from coronavirus response at its peril

Comment: The Covid-19 era marks a new chapter in the erosion of refugee rights in Lebanon, and policymaking that excludes their access to ...

Detained Lebanon protesters 'electrocuted' by army intelligence

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Detained Lebanon protesters 'electrocuted' by army intelligence

The Lebanese army intelligence is torturing protesters arrested in the country with beatings and electrocution, a group of lawyers claim.

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Lebanon approves economic rescue plan

Leaks on the economic plan suggest the country needs $80 billion in funds to exit the crisis, including $10 to $15 billion in external financing ...

Lebanese protesters back on the streets as economy crumbles

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Lebanese protesters back on the streets as economy crumbles

Angered by Lebanon's economic crisis, demonstrators across the country are re-energising a protest movement against a political class the ...

Clashes as hundreds protest in Lebanon over ailing economy

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Clashes as hundreds protest in Lebanon over ailing economy

Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli late Monday over a deteriorating economy, triggering clashes with ...

Attackers lob explosive at Lebanese bank amid currency chaos

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Attackers lob explosive at Lebanese bank amid currency chaos

The attack comes as the value of Lebanon's local currency remains in free fall, losing over 60% of its value against the dollar in recent weeks.

Lebanon becomes first Arab country to legalise medical cannabis

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Lebanon becomes first Arab country to legalise medical cannabis

The Lebanese parliament has voted to legalise the growing of marijuana for medical and industrial use, as coronavirus exacerbates an already ...

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Lebanese ex-'collaborator' killed after colleague escapes

Antoine Hayek was accused of torturing detainees as a warden at the notorious Khiam prison run by the pro-Israel South Lebanon Army militia.

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Lebanon's new cabinet meet, as protesters slam 'failure government'

Prime Minister Hassan Diab unveiled Lebanon's new 'technocratic' cabinet on Tuesday evening, but protesters' desires have not yet been satiated.

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Four arrested over burning of Tripoli Christmas tree

A mob of men on motorcycles threw fire bombs at the Christmas tree in Tripoli's main square, setting it on fire.

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Lebanese children detained for tearing down president's party poster

Five people, including three minors, were detained on Saturday after ripping down a banner for the party of Lebanese President Michel Aoun.

Lebanese protesters force MPs to cancel session

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Lebanese protesters force MPs to cancel session

Lebanon's parliament session planned for Tuesday has been postponed after protesters successfully prevented politicians from reaching Beirut's ...

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Lebanon protests enter second month as demonstrators dig in

Thousands of Lebanese flooded main squares in Beirut, second city Tripoli in the north, and the southern port city of Sidon as well as ...

Defying ban, students lead Lebanon protests into fourth week

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Defying ban, students lead Lebanon protests into fourth week

Lebanon's students have taken to the streets in large numbers to demand better opportunities and an end to mismanagement of their education, ...

Protesters agree to unblock Lebanese roads following Hariri resignation

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Protesters agree to unblock Lebanese roads following Hariri resignation

Lebanese activist groups have called on protesters to reopen roads in Lebanon following the resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, while ...

Violent scuffles mar peaceful protests in Beirut

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Violent scuffles mar peaceful protests in Beirut

Last Friday saw violent scuffles at Riad al-Solh Square, in central Beirut, after a group of Hezbollah supporters attacked protesters chanting ...

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