Frustration over political and economic conditions in Lebanon has led to increasing unrest. Photo: The Washington Post by Manu Ferneini

Fuel shortage and price hikes squeeze protest-hit Lebanon as access to US dollars restricted

  • On Saturday, several petrol stations stopped services as reserves ran out because of a shortage of dollars needed to pay for imports
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Frustration over political and economic conditions in Lebanon has led to increasing unrest. Photo: The Washington Post by Manu Ferneini
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A protester holds a flare as other chant slogans against the Lebanese government in Beirut. Photo: AP Photo

Embattled Lebanon President Michel Aoun pledges reforms as rival protests grip capital

  • Anti-government protests began on October 17, with demonstrators accusing the political class of mismanagement and corruption
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A protester holds a flare as other chant slogans against the Lebanese government in Beirut. Photo: AP Photo
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