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Middle East/North Africa Politics

Political stalemate leaves Lebanon in crisis

With a political deadlock causing a 16-month vacancy of the presidential seat, a garbage crisis that has triggered an anti-government movement, and an unprecedented flow of Syrian refugees making up

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Anti-trash protests reveal fragility of Lebanese state

Recent demonstrations in downtown Beirut turned violent last week after security forces used water cannons and tear gas against protesters who are calling for an end to the country’s trash