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    Mass Protests Continue in Beirut, Lebanon - Video

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    Protesters take to the streets of Beirut to demand the resignation of the Lebanese government amid a deepening economic crisis.

    Over the past week, Beirut and other cities in Lebanon have been gripped by protests which were initially sparked by the government's plans to raise money from a tobacco tax and internet calls, but later escalated into violent protests demanding actions to cope with the worsening economic situation, the resignation of the government and snap elections.

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