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Lebanon registers 400 new Coronavirus, 9 deaths

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The Ministry of Health announced on Monday that 400 new Coronavirus cases were registered in Lebanon during the past 24 hours. This brings the total number of cases to 20826 until present. The ministry added that 9 new Coronavirus deaths were also recorded in the country during the past 24 ...

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Abdel Samad Submits Final Amendments To Media Law Proposal


Caretaker Minister of Information, Manal Abdel Samad, on Monday submitted the final amendments she had made to the media law proposal, to Head of the Administration and Justice House committee, MP George Adwan.   The final blueprint has taken into consideration the observations made by media institutions and organizations, in ...

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French President Rebuked Journalist Over Lebanon Article

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“…What you did was grave, unprofessional, and mean,” French President Emmanuel Macron angrily told renowned French journalist Georges Malbrunot, over an article he recently wrote about the French President’s visit to Lebanon. The video of Macron’s heated exchange with the journalist caught fire after the former concluded his 2-day visit ...

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ESCWA: Half of Lebanon’s Population at Risk of Failing to Access Basic Food Needs by Year’s End


Lebanon relies heavily on food imports to meet the needs of its population. After the massive explosion that destroyed a significant part of the Beirut Port, the country’s main logistical point for the entry of goods; and with the depreciation of the Lebanese pound by 78%; COVID-19 containment measures; and sharp increases ...

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