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By Leila Molana-Allen, Leena Saidi, Teresa Cebrian Aranda
The economic collapse has been described as one of the worst in the world in over 150 years. Inflation and prices of basic goods have skyrocketed in Lebanon, which imports more than 80 percent of its basic goods.
By Associated Press
A year after a deadly explosion of tons of ammonium nitrate that sat for years in a Beirut port warehouse, people in Lebanon are still waiting for answers and government accountability. Special correspondent Leila Molana-Allen reports on how people across…
By Leila Molana-Allen
Protests erupted again this week in Lebanon, as a spiraling currency crisis led to violence in the streets. A strict COVID-19 lockdown has crushed the economy, causing many Lebanese to go months without an income. And as special correspondent Leila…
Lebanon's Parliament on Thursday approved a state of emergency in Beirut in its first session since the catastrophic Aug. 4 explosion.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
By Jane Ferguson
Lebanon recorded its highest one-day tally of new coronavirus cases Friday, after easing extended lockdowns. The country, already in economic freefall and suffering under a paralyzed, corrupt and bankrupt government, cannot afford another crisis. But now, hunger and despair are…
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