Lebanon is deep in the throes of an economic crisis that has shaken confidence in the country's banks and worsened since the protests erupted on October 17.
A joint report by a mobile security firm and a digital rights group claims that Lebanon's intelligence service targets Android phone users in 21 countries to turn them into victim-monitoring devices and steal data.
The announcement came hours after the army declared a pause in its nine-day assault on Daesh along the restive eastern border with Syria in exchange for information on the missing soldiers.
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