Thousands protest across Lebanon over dire economy, proposed WhatsApp fee withdrawn

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Thousands of people demonstrated in Beirut on Thursday against the government’s management of a dire economy in one of Lebanon’s biggest protests in years, leading the Cabinet to pull a proposed new levy on WhatsApp calls.