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    Dozens at large after Lebanon jailbreak

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 05:37pm on November 21, 2020

    Over 60 people fled a detention centre in Lebanon on Saturday, including six who later died in a car accident on a nearby road, a...

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    The Franco-American designs on Lebanon

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2020

    Despite appearances to the contrary, Macron is implementing a phased version of the US plan with the consent of the US, which has failed so...

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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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    Lanka tea storm swirls around Lebanon president

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 01:00am on September 10, 2020

    Lebanon’s president Michel Aoun has come under fire after it emerged that tea donated by Sri Lanka for victims of the Beirut blast was distributed...

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    Turkey to repair Bangladeshi naval vessel damaged in Beirut

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:40pm on August 28, 2020

    Turkey will restore a Bangladeshi naval ship that was damaged in the explosion earlier this month at Lebanon’s Beirut Port, the national defence ministry said...

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    Another explosion victim dies in Beirut

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on August 26, 2020

    Another Bangladeshi worker, who was injured in the recent explosions in a seaport in Lebanon, died at a hospital in Beirut on Tuesday. The victim...

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    S&P downgrades Lebanon bonds to default after missed payments

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:51pm on August 22, 2020

    Credit ratings agency S&P on Friday downgraded more Lebanese government debt issues after missed payments, citing the country’s worsening economic crisis following the devastating explosion...

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    UAE-Israel, oil and gas in East Mediterranean

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2020

    THE mother of all blasts at the Beirut port on August 4, would have qualified as the West Asian 9/11 but the objective circumstances are...

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    Lebanese customs chief Badri Daher arrested over Beirut explosion

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Beirut | Updated at 02:49pm on August 18, 2020

    The head of Lebanon’s customs authority Badri Daher was arrested on Monday after being questioned over the massive explosion in Beirut earlier this month, the...

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    ‘Revolution is born out of suffering’

    | Updated at 09:31pm on August 17, 2020

    UNDER the balcony of a pale yellow house with white arches, Sabine Soueidy stands next to a pile of rubble and bricks. ‘There is a...