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Lebanese Government Approves Plan to Solve Trash Crisis

BEIRUT, March 13 – The Lebanese government on Saturday approved a plan to solve a seven-month garbage crisis that has fueled protests against the dysfunctional state and raised concerns for public health. Two landfills will be established near Beirut, and a third one south of the city will be reopened for two months to receive

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Lebanese Minister Says Garbage Crisis “99 Percent Solved”

BEIRUT, March 12 – Lebanon‘s Interior Minister Nohad Machnouk said on Friday the country’s rubbish crisis had been “99 percent solved” at a government committee meeting on the issue. The Lebanese National News Agency quoted Machnouk and reported there would be a cabinet meeting on Saturday to finalize the agreement. It gave no further details. Politicians’

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