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Hasan: We Have Built Health and National Immunity against Virus

Health Minister Hamad Hasan announced Sunday that Lebanon has built “health and national immunity” against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bassil: President Won't Fall, Others Wrongly Betting that We're Weak

Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil on Sunday snapped back at the FPM's critics, especially Marada Movement chief Suleiman Franjieh, and stressed that President Michel Aoun “will not fall.”

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Nine MEA Flights Repatriating Expats to Land in Beirut Saturday

Nine more flights repatriating Lebanese expats are expected to arrive in Beirut amid the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Swarms of Insects Invade Lebanese Regions

Swarms of different kinds of insects swept into several regions around Lebanon Friday, throwing panic among the people already frustrated by a lockdown imposed by the spread of coronavirus.

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Hasan Says Coronavirus Situation Still Under Control

Health Minister Hamad Hasan announced Friday that the coronavirus situation is still under control in Lebanon.

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7 MEA Flights to Arrive Friday in Beirut

Seven Middle East Airlines planes carrying evacuated Lebanese expats will arrive Friday in Beirut, the National News Agency said.

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Hassan Says Face Masks Mandatory as 5 New Coronavirus Cases Emerge

Health Minister Hamad Hassan noted on Friday that shall Lebanon ease confinement measures over coronavirus, people will have to wear their face masks “at all times in public.”

His statement came as the country recorded five new cases of coronavirus which raised the tally to 891 since the first infection was detected on February 21.

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Aoun Follows Up on Measures to Counter Smuggling

President Michel Aoun followed up through measures to stop smuggling operations across illegal land crossings into Syria, especially subsidized material such as fuel, flour and others, the Presidency office said in a statement on Friday.

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Report: BDL Employees Plan a Strike over Hamdan’s Arrest

The Central Bank employees plan to go on strike on Monday in protest at the arrest of senior bank official Mazen Hamdan over currency manipulation accusations, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Friday.

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Security, Military Forces Vow 'Upped' Measures to Stem Smuggling

Security forces seized several oil tankers and trucks smuggling basic materials through illegal crossings from Lebanon into Syria, MTV station reported on Friday.

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