Lebanon real-time news

Soldiers stuck in Lebanon can return next month (source — www.independent.ie) 23/05/2020 04:30:00

IRISH troops who have been delayed in returning from peace-keeping duties in Lebanon due to the coronavirus crisis will be home by the end of June.

Irish troops to return from Lebanon at end of June after Covid delay (source — www.independent.ie) 22/05/2020 15:56:17

IRISH troops who have been delayed in returning from peace-keeping duties in Lebanon due to the coronavirus crisis will be home by the end of June.

Coronavirus: 'Months' Before NHS Can Restart Services, And Four Other Stories You Need To Know (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/05/2020 10:34:43

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.With millions of people on NHS waiting lists it could be ‘months’ before public he...

Lebanon reinstates temporary coronavirus lockdown in response to spike in cases (source — www.foxnews.com) 14/05/2020 02:51:25

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced a four-day lockdown that will last from Wednesday until dawn on Monday in response to a spike in coronavirus cases.

Coronavirus: Lebanon imposes full lockdown just days after restrictions lifted (source — www.independent.co.uk) 13/05/2020 10:48:13

All businesses will be closed except essential shops like supermarkets and pharmacies

Lebanon to impose lockdown amid surge of coronavirus cases (source — www.foxnews.com) 12/05/2020 22:03:07

Lebanon’s government on Tuesday announced it will impose a nationwide lockdown to combat a resurgence of coronavirus cases.

Global shares fall as optimism fades on coronavirus lockdown easing – as it happened (source — www.theguardian.com) 11/05/2020 17:15:54

European shares reverse earlier gains and oil prices fall, amid fears of a second Covid-19 wave in some countries; Wall Street also heads lowerAirline stocks easyJet and IAG tumble on prospect of 14-d...

As lockdowns are eased coronavirus spread will raise new questions (source — www.theguardian.com) 11/05/2020 15:49:28

An infectious virus is on the loose and without a vaccine it could smoulder on for yearsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA sudden rise in infections leads to the temporary c...

As lockdowns are eased, coronavirus spread will raise new questions (source — www.theguardian.com) 11/05/2020 15:49:28

An infectious virus is on the loose and without a vaccine it could smoulder on for yearsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA sudden rise in infections leads to the temporary c...

Coronavirus live news: deaths in Europe exceed 150,000 as UN warns of multiple famine risk (source — www.theguardian.com) 07/05/2020 13:04:52

New Zealand could allow gatherings of up to 100 people; White House says US-China relationship one of ‘disappointment’; eurozone’s future threatenedQatar migrant workers beg for food as Covid-19 infec...

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