LEBANON PARALYZED BY NATIONWIDE PROTESTS OVER PROPOSED TAXES

BEIRUT (AP) — Nationwide protests paralyzed Lebanon on Friday as demonstrators blocked major roads in a second day of rallies against the government's management of a severe economic crisis and proposed new taxes. The protests were the largest since 2015, and could further destabilize a country with one of the highest debt loads in the world. The protests could plunge Lebanon into a political crisis with unpredictable repercussions for th...

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