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  • A general view shows packed garbage bags in Beirut, Feb. 23, 2016.
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  • Garbage piled up around a tree at a temporary garbage dump northeast of Beirut, Dec. 21, 2015. The rubbish crisis began in July when the closure of a landfill caused garbage to pile up on Beirut's roadsides, in parking lots and river beds.
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  • A man covers his nose as he walks past garbage piled up along a street in Beirut, Aug. 26, 2015. Since Aug. 22, people have gathered in central Beirut for demonstrations that began over a trash crisis but evolved into an outlet for deep-seated frustrations over government impotence.
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  • Lebanese activists, right, clash with policemen, left, as they move towards the government’s house during a protest against the ongoing trash crisis, in downtown Beirut, Aug. 23, 2015. Since August 22, people have gathered in central Beirut for demonstrations that began over a trash crisis but evolved into an outlet for deep-seated frustrations over government impotence.
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  • A Lebanese protester receives first aid after clashes that followed a demonstration organized by the "You Stink" campaign, to protest against the country's ongoing trash crisis, Aug. 23, 2015 in the capital.
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  • Lebanese protesters chant slogans as riot police fire water cannons during a demonstration, organized by "You Stink" campaign, Aug. 23, 2015 in Beirut.
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  • Lebanese riot police stand guard behind barbed wire that separate Beirut's Riad al-Solh square from the seat of the government on Aug. 26, 2015, during a demonstration calling for a solution to weeks of uncollected rubbish and for the government's resignation.
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  • Garbage is collected at a temporary dump site near the Beirut River in Beirut, Nov. 21, 2015.
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  • Lebanese protesters hide, from water cannons, behind a wooden plank during clashes with riot police following a demonstration, organized by "You Stink" campaign, Aug. 23, 2015 in Beirut.
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  • A Lebanese couple sits outside the government building in Riad al-Solh Square during a protest against the ongoing garbage crisis and alleged government corruption on Aug. 29, 2015 in Beirut.
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