Lebanon's unfinished revolution: One year after protests, change has yet to come
It's been one year since anti-government protests broke out in Lebanon. They resulted in the resignation of the country's Prime Minister Saad Hariri. However, the sectarian system of politics that protesters wanted changed remains intact today. Frustrations in the country came bubbling to the surface two months ago after a deadly blast rocked Beirut's port. Since then, the political class has failed to form a government, and the people of Lebanon say they feel betrayed.
Pope says Lebanon faces 'extreme danger' after blast
Pope Francis warns that Lebanon faces "extreme danger that threatens the very existence of the country" following last month's massive explosion.
Half of Lebanon's population to fall into poverty as economy worsens
One month on from the deadly Beirut explosion, we take a look at the economic situation in Lebanon. The blast ruptured supply chains, destroyed grain reserves and worsened an already catastrophic economic situation in the country. By the end of the year, experts predict that over half of the population will be living in poverty.
After Beirut blast, foreign workers beg to go home
Foreign domestic workers in Lebanon say they’ve been feeling left out since a huge blast at Beirut port ripped through large parts of the city, killing 181 people and leaving thousands homeless.
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Lebanese expats in Germany want justice after Beirut deadly blast
Lebanese people in Germany have spent the past week mourning the people killed and injured in the explosion in Beirut on August 4. They do not want to see international aid go to Lebanon's corrupt political class.
Obasanjo tests negative for COVID-19, Late Senator Kashamu buried today in Ijebu-Igbo and more
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