Saad Hariri

More than 370 people wounded in Beirut protest clashes

The Lebanese Red Cross said it had treated 220 people who were wounded on both sides on Saturday night, taking 80 of them to hospital.

By REUTERS
19/01/2020
Lebanon protests turn violent for second night

On Tuesday night, riots broke out in Beirut's Hamra area, with bank facades smashed and stones pelted at security forces who fired back with tear gas.

By REUTERS
16/01/2020
A riot police runs for cover during anti government protests in Beirut, Lebanon
Lebanese Step Up Protests Against Economic Hardship, Corruption

The protesters demand that the new government be composed of technocrats rather than politicians representing the country’s many ethnic and religious groups.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
17/12/2019
Lebanon's Hariri reemerges as prime minister candidate as Khatib withdraws

President Michel Aoun responded by postponing until Dec. 16 consultations with lawmakers that had been expected to result in Khatib being named prime minister on Monday.

By REUTERS
08/12/2019
Demonstrators carry national flags and gesture during an anti-government protest along a highway in
Lebanese 'protest DJ' provides beats for the crowd

On Monday protesters blocked roads in Beirut and throughout Lebanon, and schools were canceled for the third straight week.

Supporters of Lebanese President Michel Aoun carry his picture near the presidential palace in Baabd
Lebanese flock to presidential palace in rally to support Aoun

Though no immediate estimate of the rally's size was available, many thousands spread across a roadway leading to the palace.

By REUTERS
03/11/2019
Middle Israel: Yair Netanyahu and the Lebanese disease

Lebanon’s political malaise is further exacerbated by its unique system of hereditary office.

At Lebanon shops, mills and petrol pumps, fears of supply crisis grow

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri quit on Tuesday after two weeks of historic protests against leaders accused of pushing the country toward collapse.

By REUTERS
30/10/2019
Despite Hariri’s resignation, fundamental political change unlikely

The Lebanon protests have already achieved some successes but ending sectarianism will not likely be one of them

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
30/10/2019
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