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Lebanon's only English-language daily newspaper an edition on Thursday without any news. The Daily Star a newspaper that largely blank, white pages. The front page simply said "Lebanon". The inside pages contained a single banner the current ills the paper the country is from, and the back page had a photo of a cedar tree (Lebanon's national symbol) with a caption reading: "Wake up before it's too late." The newspaper why it had not any news on its pages, saying it had, " from publishing news articles in its print edition" to against the country's deteriorating economy and political situation.

The Daily Star's editor-in-chief, Nadim Ladki, to reporters at CNN about the rationale for the protest publication. She said: "The aim is to the alarm bells about all the challenges that our country is and to everyone in Lebanon to work towards resolving these crises." She added that she was, " on politicians and everyone to together". Some of the headlines on the inside pages read: "Government deadlock," "Pollution at alarming levels," and "Public debt close to $100 million". Other woes highlighted unemployment and illegal weapons the country. Ms Ladki said: "It's enough that people take notice of these problems and ."

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