Lebanese hold economic protests

Days of continuous protest are ongoing in Lebanon fueled by further downturns in an already-shattered economy amid political turmoil. Demonstrations started this past Tuesday after the currency tumbled to a…

Lebanon rocked by unrest

Protesters in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli rioted for the fourth consecutive day against new COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in a country already wracked by economic hardship. Enraged demonstrators set fire…

Hariri returns as Lebanon’s PM

Veteran politician Saad al-Hariri was appointed Lebanon’s Prime Minister for the fourth time. The 50 year-old Sunni leader stepped down from the post almost exactly a year ago amid mass…

Anti-government protests flare in Lebanon

Hundreds of protesters in Lebanon have once again flooded Beirut’s main square as part of the outcry over the technocratic government’s handling of the country’s alleged institutionalized corruption and failing…