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19 Jan 2020
In the upscale Hamra district of Beirut, police fired tear gas at the start of what protesters have billed a "week of wrath". Lebanese demonstrators have taken to the streets to demand an end to a months-long political vacuum.
11 Jan 2020
Carlos Ghosn speaks to FRANCE 24 in Beirut
16 Nov 2019
Lebanese take to the streets during a feminist march in Beirut, to show their support of the anti-government protests and to defend the women that were assaulted during clashes between protestors and counter-demonstrators.
2 Sep 2019
One week after Lebanon’s credit rating was cut deeper into junk territory by Fitch, the country’s central bank governor told Bloomberg they have secured new deposits from private investors overseas, boosting dollar reserves by up to $1.4 billion. Riad Salameh’s comments are likely to go some way toward reassuring investors increasingly worried that dwindling inflows of cash from abroad could undermine Lebanon’s ability to repay its debts and defend its currency. He spoke to Bloomberg’s Lin Noueihed in an exclusive interview in Beirut, Lebanon.
31 Mar 2019
A Beirut atelier re-designs old clothes to transform it into new vintage items, combining styles and using the process known as "upcycling" to save on environment and clients' pockets.
2 Feb 2019
Music show: Poolside, Michel Legrand and Beirut.

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