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19 February 2020, 21:46 The army said it prevented protesters from smashing the facades of several banks in Beirut, reiterating its rejection of attacks on public and private property.
19 February 2020, 20:23 Protesters are rallying outside banks in central Beirut and at least one ATM has been vandalized amid a deployment by army troops.
19 February 2020, 20:21 The Presidency said President Aoun called ABL chief Salim Sfeir to inquire about reports that a bank has stopped dispensing dollars to its clients.
19 February 2020, 19:55 MTV: Lebanon's official decision on the matured Eurobonds is yet to be taken but it is inclined not to pay and to reschedule its debt.
19 February 2020, 19:51 MTV: The IMF delegation will arrive at midnight in Lebanon where it will hold intensive talks with the officials.
19 February 2020, 19:51 The Barelias road has been blocked with burning tires at the al-Marj intersection while the Mhammara highway has been blocked in both directions.
19 February 2020, 17:03 Hariri: The incidents at banks and the attack on the central bank governor reflect people's pain but some are distorting facts as to why we reached this state.
19 February 2020, 16:47 Justice Minister Najm has asked State Prosecutor Oueidat to expand investigations into all suspicious transfers to foreign banks made as of July 2019.
19 February 2020, 16:42 President Aoun will not sign the 2020 state budget because it "did not include a final account for the year 2018," his adviser Salim Jreissati said.
19 February 2020, 16:20 Salim Sfeir after meeting Diab: We stressed our stance that if the government wants to reschedule debt, it should do it through negotiations with bond holders.