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Lebanon newspaper goes blank to protest political crisis

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Lebanon s oldest newspaper An-Nahar went out to newsstands completely blank on Thursday, October 11, to protest a political deadlock and economic woes in the tiny Mediterranean country. Despite more than 5 months of wrangling, premier-designate Saad Hariri has been unable to form a new government, putting a precious $11-billion aid package at risk. An-Nahar, which was founded in 1933, published 8 blank pages in print and linkless white boxes on its main page online, posting headlines but

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