Lebanon’s economic crisis: ‘No food, no gas, no hope’ – BBC Newsnight

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Earlier this month violent clashes in Beirut touched off fears of renewed civil strife in Lebanon.

The country has been mired in crisis of late – political, economic, Covid, and on top of all that the devastating port blast in August 2020.

As if that’s not bad enough a brain drain of the educated professionals has been gathering pace.

Leaving carries shame, so there are no reliable statistics about that flight.

Newsnight’s Mark Urban reports from Beirut.

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