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Lebanese troops clash with demonstrators protesting new Hezbollah-backed premier: witnesses

Reuters Friday, 20 December 2019
Lebanese troops fired tear gas in Beirut on Friday to disperse hundreds of youths who were protesting against the designation of a new prime minister backed by Hezbollah and its allies, witnesses said.
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