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Re: Beirut explosion .......

Postby repulsewarrior » Mon Aug 01, 2022 5:35 pm

https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-ea ... 022-07-31/

...with video.

Two years later, almost to the day.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-middle-east-62371657

...video, the moment it fell.
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Re: Beirut explosion .......

Postby repulsewarrior » Tue Jan 24, 2023 1:24 am

...what the Lebanese are enduring,

BEIRUT — Thursday marked the lowest recorded exchange rate of the Lebanese pound to the dollar in Lebanon, reaching a whopping 50,000 pounds.

Meanwhile, the Lebanese Parliament failed in its 11th attempt to elect a president on Thursday, leaving citizens feeling even more hopeless.

The Lebanese pound has lost more than 90% of its value since the economic crisis in 2019 when the pound was at 1,500 against the dollar.

Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/20 ... z7rGJZ7TcL
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