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Lebanon to inject dollars as currency plunge revives protest

Hundreds protested for a second night to decry Lebanese authorities’ handling of a deepening economic crisis, despite the government pledging on June 12 to...

Near a protest square in central Beirut, around 200 young men drove in on mopeds and defaced shop fronts, setting fire to several stores, an AFP correspondent said.

  • Beirut
  • Hurriyet

Security forces fired tear gas to disperse them, and they fell back, but then started throwing stones.

Some chanted against sectarianism.

In the second city Tripoli, the army dispersed hundreds shouting “revolution, revolution”, sparking clashes between the…

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