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Most Syrian refugees suffer from some form of PTSD, a UK charity has revealed in a new grim report.

In a show of support for Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi, thousands rallied in Bkerke, north of the capital Beirut on Saturday.

Generation Identity: The new face of Europe’s far-right movement

Florence Massena

Generation Identity: The new face of Europe’s far-right movement

In-depth: France has said it will dissolve Generation Identity, one of Europe's fastest growing far-right youth movements.

Top Lebanese lawmaker calls to expel World Bank official

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Top Lebanese lawmaker calls to expel World Bank official

Lebanon's vaccination programme, which began earlier this month, was financed by $34 million from the World Bank.

Turkey sentences three over Ghosn escape from Japan

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Turkey sentences three over Ghosn escape from Japan

The men who aided Carlos Ghosn in his escape from Istanbul to Lebanon have been jailed by an Istanbul court.

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Lebanon MP vaccination plan risks financing cut-off

Lebanese officials agreed to the 'equitable' distribution of Covid-19 vaccines but are now risking millions in funding from the World Bank.

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Tar from Israel oil spill reaches Lebanon, threatening environment

Tar deposits have been found in two locations in southern Lebanon, including at a turtle-breeding site.

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Syrian pound sinks to record low amid dollar shortages

The Syrian pound has sunk to 3,450 to the dollar on the black market.

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US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

<em>Lebanon</em> receives second Pfizer vaccine shipment

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Lebanon receives second Pfizer vaccine shipment

Lebanon received its second shipment of the coronavirus vaccine Saturday, containing around 31,500 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines.

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Hariri in UAE for second visit in two weeks

The Lebanese Prime Minister-designate seeks to rally foreign support for his country, which suffers a political stalemate amid stalled ...

UN greenlights funding to <em>Lebanon</em> tribunal for 2021

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UN greenlights funding to Lebanon tribunal for 2021

The UN gave the green light to continue funding the tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanon prime minister Rafik ...

UN envoy meets Haftar in push for unity

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UN envoy meets Haftar in push for unity

The UN special envoy to Libya met with east-based Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar in a bid to unite rival factions ahead of December elections.

Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

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Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

A Palestinian Bedouin community has repeatedly erected tents in the Jordan Valley's Humsah Al-Baqia, only to see Israeli forces return to tear ...

Families of Beirut blast victims: Judge removal politicized

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Families of Beirut blast victims: Judge removal politicized

Families of the victims and survivors have accused the ruling political class of corruption and negligence that led to the explosion of ammonium ...

Alessandra Bajec

Ten years on, Syrian children remain without education

A decade-long conflict has adversely impacted on an already under-resourced education system under strain, and stolen the lives of a whole generation of children.

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Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

At least four children living in informal displacement camps in northwestern Syria have died as temperatures dropped below zero.

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Judge investigating Beirut port blast removed from office

Judge Fadi Sawan had charged Lebanese politicians including prime minister Hassan Diab with negligence over the port blast.

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Massive Israeli military drill sends message to Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel after an Israeli drill military drill simulated mock strikes on some 3,000 Hezbollah targets in ...

Palestinians in <em>Lebanon</em> more likely to die of Covid-19

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Palestinians in Lebanon more likely to die of Covid-19

UNRWA has tied the higher death rate to poverty and poor living conditions among stateless Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.

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Heavy snowfall hits Syria, Lebanon, Israel in winter storm

Heavy snows have hit the Levant region, causing disruption, and affecting displaced people most severely.

In virus-hit <em>Lebanon</em>, seamstresses stitch body bags

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In virus-hit Lebanon, seamstresses stitch body bags

A factory in Lebanon has stopped its normal production and has turned to making body bags, to deal with the high death toll from the ...

Only 1 percent vaccinated for coronavirus in Mideast: WHO

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Only 1 percent vaccinated for coronavirus in Mideast: WHO

The WHO released data for the wider Middle East region, which covers countries from Morocco through to Pakistan.

How human traffickers are exploiting Covid-19 in North Africa

Alessandra Bajec

How human traffickers are exploiting Covid-19 in North Africa

In-depth: Human trafficking has been pushed deeper into the shadows by the pandemic, with criminal gangs exploiting the economic fallout from ...

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