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Elderly man sues Lebanese ministry into vaccinating him as MPs jump queue

The New Arab 04 Mar 2021
Joseph al-Hajj, 80, took legal action after lawmakers caused widespread outrage in Lebanon last week by getting vaccinated before their turn ... Joseph al-Hajj, 80, took legal action after lawmakers caused widespread outrage in Lebanon last week by getting vaccinated before their ...
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GRAPHIC: From Beirut to Damascus currencies take a battering

Arab News 04 Mar 2021
Lebanon’s president this week ordered the central bank governor to open an investigation into currency speculation, after the Lebanese pound plunged ...
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Doing No Harm in Lebanon: The Need for an Aid Paradigm Shift

Reliefweb 04 Mar 2021
This week, protestors took to the streets across Lebanon, blocking roads and burning tires as the acute depreciation of the Lebanese pound continued, reaching another historic low. Ever since the end of the civil war (1995-1990), Lebanon has known little stability, let alone prosperity ... The situation in Lebanon is ripe with uncertainty.
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Environment & Social (E&S) specialist (National contract)

Reliefweb 04 Mar 2021
Lebanon is in the midst of three mega-crises ... The Government of Lebanon (GOL) with the support of the World Bank (WB) and other partners has lunch a national COVID-19 vaccine campaign, seeking to vaccinate 80 percent of the total population by the end of 2022 ... Develop and update the monitoring tools based on the TPM ToR and Lebanon NVDP.
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Iraqi girl in Dubai receives Dh8m life-saving injection after Sheikh Mohammed covers medical fees

The National 04 Mar 2021
Little Laveen came to Abu Dhabi a few weeks ago for her treatment after she lost control of her neck muscles and most of her body ... To date, only two children have received the treatment with four others are scheduled for the coming weeks.
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Biden and Europe allies worry Israel is preparing a substantial attack on Iran

Business Insider 04 Mar 2021
REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo Israel has not yet responded to a suspected Iranian oil spill on its shores in February ... For the past two weeks, tons of crude oil have washed ashore on Israel and Lebanon's beaches destroying wildlife and causing ecological damage that could take years to restore, according to environmental experts ... ....
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One million Captagon pills seized at Beirut port

The National 03 Mar 2021
Lebanese customs said they seized "a large amount of Captagon pills, professionally hidden inside the spare parts of bulldozers meant for Saudi Arabia" last week. Lebanon has, for decades, struggled ... The seizure took place last week, but was only made public on Wednesday.
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Lebanon County bridge replacement project to begin next week

Penn Live 03 Mar 2021
Work to replace an overpass bridge in Lebanon County will begin next week, PennDOT announced Wednesday ... Work is expected to be completed by November 19, 2021. Read more on PennLive. ... Note to readers ... .
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Lebanon pound plummets to all-time low

The New Arab 02 Mar 2021
Before the latest hit, the Lebanese pound had briefly stabilised at 8,000-8,500 to the greenback in recent weeks ... Before the latest hit, the pound had briefly stabilised at 8,000-8,500 to the greenback in recent weeks ... "Meanwhile #Lebanon's Lira collapses further - political deadlock continues and no policies to stem the collapse!" she said.
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Why are some Lebanese protesters 'terrorists' while so many thugs walk free?

The National 02 Mar 2021
Last week, 35 protesters in Lebanon were charged with terrorism offences, which carry a maximum penalty of death ... Last week’s charges reveal the judicial favouritism that operates in Lebanon today, heavily influenced by political favours, leading to a group of people who might ...
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MU Health Care prepares to vaccinate over 6,000 against COVID-19

Columbia Daily Tribune 02 Mar 2021
MU Health expects to receive allocations of 4,000 doses every two weeks ... Lebanon officials were told last week that the city's workers' compensation insurance provider, Missouri Employers Mutual, determined Blackburn's COVID-19 exposure and death "is not compensable under workers' compensation," the Springfield News-Leader reported.
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Family of officer who died from COVID-19 denied workers comp

Maryville Daily Forum 02 Mar 2021
LEBANON, Mo ... Lebanon officials were told last week that the city's workers’ compensation insurance provider, Missouri Employers Mutual, determined Blackburn’s COVID-19 exposure and death “is not compensable under workers’ compensation,” The Springfield News-Leader reported ... Lebanon Mayor Jared Carr and state Rep.
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COVID-19 situation updates for week 8 (21–27 February 2021)

Reliefweb 02 Mar 2021
During epidemiological week 8, the Region reported an increase of 14% in cases when compared to the previous week (207 371 cases compared to 181 922 cases) ... Somalia, Jordan and occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) reported a relative increase in COVID-19 activity in week 8 ... Activities this week included..

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