Jan 19

Beirut braces for more violence, after night of riots

Dozens of anti-government protesters gathered in Lebanon’s rainy capital on Sunday, as security forces braced for more rioting after a night of violence left hundreds wounded. Security forces, including Lebanese military, were heavily deployed across downtown Beirut after the worst…

Dec 19

Hezbollah-backed professor to form new Lebanese government

Lebanon's president Thursday asked a university professor and former education minister supported by the militant Hezbollah group to form a new government, breaking a weeks-long impasse amid nationwide mass protests against the country's political elite.

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