World News: 15:44 GMT Sunday 10th November 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
Fearing food shortages in protest-hit Lebanon, Sanaa crammed bags of fava beans into a packed trolley, one of dozens of shoppers who rushed to buy basic supplies in a Beirut department store. 'I don't remember ever stocking up on so much food,' said the 40-year-old woman. Around Sanaa, a civil servant who asked to use a pseudonym, shoppers swarmed the meat refrigerators and vegetable stalls, mostly ignoring the alcohol and sweets aisles to focus on essential food products.
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