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‘We Have Nothing Here’: A Collapsing Lebanon Sparks an Exodus of Despair
Foreign Policy - 9/24/2020 7:50:00 PM
A country that previously took in refugees could become an exporter of people as government ineptitude and an economic cataclysm destroy all hope.

Lebanon couple keeps getting Amazon deliveries they didn't buy -- it may be a scam
YAHOO! - 9/24/2020 12:21:00 PM
More than $1,000 worth of items from Amazon have been showing up on a Lebanon couple's front porch. There's only one problem -- the Waggoners didn't buy them.

Lebanon asks world’s help ‘trying to rise from its rubble’
Associated Press on - 9/23/2020 6:39:54 PM
Facing an economic meltdown and other crises, Lebanon’s president on Wednesday asked for the world's help to rebuild the capital's main port and neighborhoods that were blown away

Decentralization might be the best solution for Lebanon
Arab News on - 9/24/2020 12:00:00 AM
Short Url University students set off a flare and wave Lebanese flags during anti-government protests in Beirut, Lebanon, November 6, 2019. Nostalgia is a drug and a poison. It is where we go when we have nothing more to hope for in the future or any inspiration left to create.

In political turmoil and economic collapse, Lebanon could now be overwhelmed by Covid-19
CNN - 9/22/2020 11:11:00 AM
Coronavirus cases have skyrocketed in Lebanon, where the crisis-ridden state is considering new lockdown measures, raising the specter of a deepening financial crunch.

Lebanon chiropractor charged with indecent assault
YAHOO! - 9/24/2020 12:21:00 PM
Police say a Lebanon chiropractor is charged with indecent assault after he inappropriately touched three women while performing chiropractic care.

Lebanon explosion 'destroys Hezbollah arms depot'
BBC - 9/23/2020 3:08:00 AM
A big explosion in southern Lebanon has destroyed what security sources said was a Hezbollah arms depot. The blast sent a huge plume of black smoke into the air above the village of Ain Qana, which is a stronghold of the militant Shia Islamist movement.

Blast levels Hezbollah-linked site in southern Lebanon
Washington Post - 9/22/2020 7:50:00 PM
BEIRUT — An explosion Tuesday at a Hezbollah-linked facility in southern Lebanon sent black smoke billowing from a leveled building, footage from the area showed. Members of the Iran-backed Hezbollah group cordoned off the area around the blast site in the village of Ayn Qana,

Arms Depot of Iran-Backed Hezbollah Explodes in Lebanon, Source Says
U.S. News & World Report - 9/22/2020 7:48:00 PM
BEIRUT (Reuters) - An arms depot of the Iran-backed Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah exploded in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, a security source said, injuring several people and sending a new shockwave across a nation grappling with its deepest crisis in three decades.

Major explosion at arms depot in Lebanon injures 4 - 9/22/2020 4:53:00 PM
An explosion at a Hezbollah arms depot in the southern Lebanon village of Ain Qana caused four casualties, officials said.