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Lebanon Unveils Temporary Trash Crisis Solution

Facing renewed protests over its months-long trash crisis, the Lebanese government on Saturday approved an emergency plan to open three landfills near Beirut. Information Minister Ramzi Jreij announced the four-year temporary plan as thousands of protesters marched in the capital to demand a permanent solution to the crisis, which has spawned civil unrest and widespread health warnings since trash began piling up in July 2015.    Under the deal, reached after an eight-hour...

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