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    Lebanon MPs skip vaccine queue putting funding at risk

    Agence France-Presse. Beirut | Updated at 09:46pm on February 23, 2021

    Lebanon was criticised on Tuesday after 16 members of parliament jumped the queue for COVID-19 vaccine jabs, putting World Bank vaccination funding in jeopardy by...

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    Huge fire at Beirut port weeks after deadly blast

    Agence France-Presse. Beirut | Updated at 06:30pm on September 10, 2020

    A huge fire raged in Beirut’s port Thursday, sending a column of black smoke billowing into the sky and sparking alarm among Lebanese still reeling...

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    Beirut blast death toll rises to 171

    Agence France-Presse. Beirut | Updated at 10:48am on August 12, 2020

    The death toll from Beirut's massive August 4 explosion has climbed to 171, a health ministry spokesman told AFP on Tuesday. The new figure, up...

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    Lebanon government stands down over blast fallout

    Agence France-Presse. Beirut | Updated at 10:08am on August 11, 2020

    Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his government's resignation Monday under a barrage of pressure over the catastrophic Beirut port explosion six days earlier that...

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    Four children among 17 killed in Syria car bombing

    Agence France-Presse. Beirut | Updated at 01:47pm on June 03, 2019

    At least 17 people were killed on Sunday in a car bomb blast near a bustling...