Lebanon is dreaming of gas riches with a Total-led consortium set to drill in 2019. However the country faces more pressing concerns. Donors contributed $12bn at April’s Cedre conference in Paris, in hope to benefit Lebanon's creaky infrastructure and troubled economy. But the government does have to first overcome widespread corruption.
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Protests have brought Lebanon to a standstill, and despite a slate of reforms, the government is unable to quell widespread discontent.
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