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    Dozens injured in lockdown protests in Tripoli

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:46pm on January 27, 2021

    Overnight clashes in northern Lebanon between security forces and demonstrators angered by a coronavirus lockdown injured at least 45 people, the Lebanese Red Cross said...

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    Medics warn of coronavirus ‘catastrophe’ in Lebanon

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:24pm on January 02, 2021

    Lebanon’s hospitals are being overwhelmed by coronavirus cases, medics warned Saturday, as infection rates surge in the wake of end of year holidays. The national...

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    Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon set ablaze after row

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:35am on December 27, 2020

    A Syrian refugee camp in northern Lebanon was set on fire Saturday night following a fight between members of the camp and a local Lebanese...

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    Pope offers Christmas messages for Lebanon, South Sudan

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 09:37pm on December 24, 2020

    Pope Francis expressed his desire to visit crisis-hit Lebanon and urged political leaders in South Sudan to continue working for peace in Christmas Eve messages....

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    Syrians in Lebanon in extreme poverty: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:03pm on December 19, 2020

    Nine out of 10 Syrian refugee families in Lebanon are living in extreme poverty, according to a United Nations report released Friday, citing ‘compounded crises’...

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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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    UN agency chief fears disaster in Gaza as funding runs dry

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 10:18pm on November 16, 2020

    The ‘worst financial crisis’ ever faced by the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees could lead to ‘disaster’ in the Gaza Strip and insecurity in Lebanon,...

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    ‘Let women cook’: Lebanese mock minister over sexist comment

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 09:03pm on November 16, 2020

    Lebanese have poked fun at outgoing interior minister Mohamed Fahmi after he suggested the solution to a ban on deliveries during a COVID-19 lockdown was...

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    Lebanese footballer dies of bullet wound

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 06:13pm on September 18, 2020

    A prominent Lebanese footballer has died of a bullet wound sustained last month during a funeral for one of the victims of the Beirut port...

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    Hopes dim for timely Lebanon govt as French deadline looms

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:21pm on September 14, 2020

    Lebanon’s prime minister-designate on Monday updated president Michel Aoun on talks on forming a new government, but did not submit proposals for a cabinet despite...

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