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Lebanon's Speaker Calls First Parliament Session in Months

Lebanon's parliament speaker on Wednesday called on the legislature to convene next week in the first attempt in months to bring deeply divided politicians together to pass laws vital to keeping the paralyzed state afloat. Lebanese politicians, bitterly divided by their own rivalries and wider conflict in the region, have been unable to make even basic decisions, including where to dump the country's garbage. The paralysis of government was laid bare again in recent days when the...

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