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Back to the Land: Lebanese Family Turns to Farming to Survive Crises

By Maya Gebeily and Aziz Taher HOULA, Lebanon (Reuters) – In a remote village in southern Lebanon, Qassem Shreim crouched…

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Court charges Lebanon’s Geagea over Beirut violence

Christian politician Samir Geagea has been charged with involvement in October’s violence in Beirut, the worst in a decade. A…

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Saudi Arabia welcomes ‘positive points’ in Lebanese PM statement

In a sign of easing tensions, Saudi Arabia says it hopes to ‘contribute to the restoration of Lebanon’s role and…

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Lebanese judge charges central bank chief with corruption

Investigative judge Ghada Aoun charges three-decade bank chief Riad Salameh, as well as his brother, with crimes. Lebanon’s central bank…

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Sticker shock: OECD warns Ukraine war to push prices even higher

War in Ukraine will stunt global growth and disrupt already-snarled supply chains, pushing prices higher, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation…

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Lebanon’s PM Najib Mikati says not running for re-election

Mikati’s decision upends Sunni Muslim politics in Lebanon, weeks after ex-PM Hariri’s withdrawal from politics. Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati…

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Lebanese bank shuts down dozens of UK nationals’ accounts

Beirut, Lebanon – Last week, Maliha Badr Raydan received an unexpected call from the manager of her Bank Audi branch…

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Beirut blast survivors say demolishing grain silos an ‘injustice’

Beirut, Lebanon –  “Without the grain silos, I would not be speaking to you, neither would my wife,” says Paul…

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‘Sending a message’: Lebanese act out their pain in a play

Beirut, Lebanon – The audience burst into laughter – and nearly burst into tears – as 18 youth and young…

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‘Listen to our pleas’: Beirut blast victims demand global support

Beirut, Lebanon – About a dozen teenagers gathered outside the French embassy in the Lebanese capital holding portraits of their 15-year-old…

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