Lebanese economy in freefall as political crisis deepens

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    Two months since massive explosions rocked the city of Beirut, the situation in Lebanon remains dire. FRANCE 24 correspondent Linda Tamim says the country has been plagued by hyper-inflation and political stalemate.

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