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Lebanon raises fuel prices again

The Lebanese government previously subsidized fuel prices amid the country's worsening economic crisis.
Tankers carrying Iranian fuel arrive from Syria at al-Ain in Hermel in east Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on Sept. 16, 2021.

Lebanon’s new government raised maximum fuel prices in the country again on Wednesday, a reversal from the previous policy of subsidization.

The maximum price of 20 liters of unleaded 98 octane gasoline is 209,300 Lebanese pounds ($139 USD). The price of 20 liters of unleaded 95 octane gasoline is 202,400 pounds ($134). The price of 20 liters of diesel is 162,700 pounds ($108), the official National News Agency reported.

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