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Tensions Rise in Lebanon After Deadly Gunfight

Schools, banks and government offices across Lebanon were closed on Friday, after hours of gunfire between armed militias that killed six people and terrorized Beirut residents. The government has called for a day of mourning after the armed clashes, in which a group of men used automatic rifles and rocket-propelled …

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Deadly Shot Disperses Protests in Beirut

At least six people were killed and 20 others injured Thursday when gunfire erupted in the Lebanese capital amid protests against a judge investigating a deadly explosion at the port last year. Prime Minister Najib Mikati called for calm to be restored and urged citizens “not to be dragged into …

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Delta Variant More Deadly for the Tiger Family?

Since contracting tigers at New York’s Bronx Zoo at the start of the pandemic, zoo management has enforced strict procedures for staff who interact more closely with animals than visitors. But a number of Covid cases continue to spread, and it is feared that the Delta variant will be exacerbated.

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