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France 'regrets' Lebanon has not yet formed government [Video]

France 'regrets' Lebanon has not yet formed government

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Lebanon’s Government Announces Resignation Amid Widespread Outrage Over Blast [Video]

Lebanon’s Government Announces Resignation Amid Widespread Outrage Over Blast

In a televised address on Monday, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced that he and his cabinet had decided to “take a step back”.

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Beirut explosion: Lebanon's Government resigns as public anger grows | Oneindia News [Video]

Beirut explosion: Lebanon's Government resigns as public anger grows | Oneindia News

As anger mounts in Lebanon with thousands spilling on the street in protests, Lebanon's Government has tendered its resignation. Public resentment grew after the explosion on Tuesday devastated parts..

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Lebanon government resigns after Beirut blast [Video]

Lebanon government resigns after Beirut blast

Lebanon's prime minister announced his government's resignation on Monday, saying a huge explosion that devastated the capital and stirred public outrage was the result of endemic corruption. Edward..

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Second Night Of Skirmishes As People Protest Against Lebanon's Government [Video]

Second Night Of Skirmishes As People Protest Against Lebanon's Government

Protestors and security forces clashed for a second night as Lebanon responds to the massive explosion in Beirut's port.

Credit: HuffPost UK STUDIO     Duration: 01:32Published
Suspected Culprit Behind Beirut Explosion: Ammonium Nitrate [Video]

Suspected Culprit Behind Beirut Explosion: Ammonium Nitrate

The colossal destruction of Beirut's port was due to the explosion of a large quantity of ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse there. HuffPost reports more that as of Wednesday, more than 130 people..

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Currency collapse fuels mass protests in Lebanon

Government and central bank battle to ease worst economic crisis since country’s civil war
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Lebanon, fearing second virus wave, to shut down again for four days

Lebanon's government has ordered most of the country to shut down again for four days, starting on Wednesday night, as it seeks to ward off a coronavirus resurgence after easing some restrictions.
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Lebanon to go into four-day closure to prevent virus spread

Lebanon's government agreed on a "full closure" of the country for four days, the presidency said as the cabinet met on Tuesday to try to ward off a second wave of coronavirus infections.
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Lebanese government to manage mobile networks ahead of new tender

Lebanon's government will take back management of the country's two state-owned mobile phone networks after the latest contracts expired, and plans to prepare a new tender within three months.
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Lebanon advised to extend coronavirus lockdown to May 10

Lebanon's government was advised to extend a coronavirus lockdown by two weeks until May 10 on Friday, but the country's higher defence council said it should gradually restore certain parts of the..
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Lebanon, in coronavirus lockdown, to allow expats to come home

Lebanon's government agreed a procedure on Tuesday to allow citizens abroad to come back despite a coronavirus lockdown after its expat policy drew criticism from political leaders.
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Lebanon government forms committee to study Eurobond issue: local television

Lebanon's government formed a committee to study how to deal with looming sovereign debt maturities, including a $1.2 billion Eurobond maturing in March, local TV stations al-Jadeed and LBC said.
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Lebanon government wins confidence vote as protests rock Beirut

Lebanon's new government won a vote of confidence from parliament on Tuesday as protesters trying to block the session clashed with security forces, leaving hundreds injured.
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Exclusive: Lebanon approves financial rescue plan with 'painful steps'

Lebanon's government on Thursday approved a rescue plan to pull the country's from its worst financial crisis in decades, including interest rate cuts, recapitalization of banks and other "painful..
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Lebanon cabinet approves financial rescue plan

Lebanon's government said on Thursday it approved a rescue plan to pull the country from its worst economic and financial crisis in decades, which must now win a vote of confidence in parliament.
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Explainer: Can Lebanon's new government revive the economy?

After three months of political paralysis, Lebanon has finally formed a government under Prime Minister Hassan Diab. Now comes the task of saving the country from a biting financial crisis and winning..
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Facing economic crisis, Lebanon's government weighs options

Lebanon's Hezbollah-backed government will walk a political tightrope as it moves to urgently secure foreign funding to ward off financial collapse and could look to the International Monetary Fund..
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Lebanon government to be announced late on Tuesday: sources, media

Lebanon's new government will be announced late on Tuesday, political sources and local media said, after the powerful Shi'ite Hezbollah group and its allies clinched an agreement on a cabinet that..
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Hezbollah nominates two ministers in new Lebanon government: sources

The powerful Iran-backed group Hezbollah has nominated two ministers in Lebanon's new government including the health minister, two senior political sources told Reuters.
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New Lebanon government agreed, announcement due soon: sources

Agreement has been reached on a new Lebanese government of 20 ministers, including economist Ghazi Wazni as finance minister, two senior political sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
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In rebuke to Lebanese leaders, U.N. says "irresponsible" to leave country without government

Keeping Lebanon without a government is "increasingly irresponsible", a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday, in tough criticism of Lebanese leaders as their country sinks deeper into crisis without..
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Keeping Lebanon without government 'increasingly irresponsible': U.N.

Keeping Lebanon without a government is "increasingly irresponsible" given developments in the region and the country, the United Nations' senior official in Lebanon said on Wednesday.
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Hezbollah wants everyone in Lebanon government, insists on FPM

Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday the next government must bring together all sides so that it can tackle the country's worst economic crisis in decades, signaling no progress in talks on a new..
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Hezbollah: Agreeing on Lebanon government not easy, must include everyone

Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that the country's next government must bring all sides together so that it can tackle the country's worst economic crisis in decades.
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France presses Lebanon to form a government quickly

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday urged the Lebanese to form a new government swiftly or risk a financial crisis worsening and threatening the country's stability.
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U.N. urges Lebanon to build government of 'competence', banks close

The United Nations urged Lebanon on Tuesday to form a competent new government better able to seek international aid after weeks of protests against the ruling elite, warning the country was in a..
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Hezbollah urges forming Lebanon government quickly to hear protesters

The leader of Iran-backed Hezbollah called on Friday for the quick formation of a new Lebanese government that he said must hear the demands of protesters and work to restore confidence.
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Lebanon needs to form a government quickly - France's Le Drian

Lebanon needs to quickly form a government that can push necessary reforms, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Thursday, two days after Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned..
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Instant View: Lebanon government agrees reforms as protests grip the country

Lebanon's government approved an emergency package of economic reforms on Monday in a bid to ward off crisis and defuse the country's biggest protests in decades.
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Factbox: The reform plans agreed by Lebanese government amid massive protests

Lebanon's government on Monday agreed a package of long-stalled reforms to try to ease an economic crisis and defuse the biggest protests against the ruling elite in decades.
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Lebanon approves 2020 budget with 0.6% deficit: Hariri

Lebanon's government approved a 2020 budget envisaging a deficit of 0.6% of gross domestic product, with banks set to participate in the deficit-reduction through an amount of 5.1 trillion Lebanese..
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