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Lebanese major retailers to shut down amid economic crisis

Lebanese major retailers to shut down amid economic crisis

Major retailers in Lebanon announced Thursday they will temporarily shut down in the face of an increasingly volatile currency market and their inability to set prices while the Lebanese pound plunges against the dollar. Later in the day, owners of the businesses rallied in central Beirut...

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Family of Palestinian slain by police sees probe dragging on

Family of Palestinian slain by police sees probe dragging on

The family of a Palestinian man with autism who was fatally shot by Israeli police said Thursday that it took a month for authorities to confirm the existence of security-camera footage of the shooting, raising concerns that no one will be punished for killing their son. The existence of...

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Facebook urged to block anti-gay 'hate speech' in Middle East

Facebook urged to block anti-gay 'hate speech' in Middle East

 Some 20 activist groups called on Facebook Thursday to stop the spread of "hate speech" targeting sexual minorities in the Middle East and North Africa through its platform. "We the signers below are concerned about the increase of hate speech against the LGBTQI+ community on...

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Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas pledge unity against Israeli annexations

Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas pledge unity against Israeli annexations

Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas pledged unity against Israel's West Bank annexation plans in a rare joint conference Thursday, as signs emerged of a rift between Israel and Washington over the project. The relationship between Fatah, which controls the Ramallah-based Palestinian...

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