Lebanon lockdown takes heavy toll on hospitality industry

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    Lebanon is slowly emerging from its lockdown.
    Weeks of closures have caused further damage to an economy that was already in freefall after months of political and financial turmoil.
    And the hospitality sector is paying a heavy price, as at least 18,000 hotel employees have lost their jobs in recent months.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.

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    Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the Levant region of Western Asia, and the transcontinental region of the Middle East.

    The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.

    Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).

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