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Lebanon Protests

Lebanese Protesters Occupy Environment Ministry Over Trash Crisis

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 09.01.2015 | World

BEIRUT, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Dozens of Lebanese protesters staged a sit-in inside the environment ministry in the capital Beirut on Tuesday, calling on...

Thousands Join Largest Protest Yet In Lebanon's Garbage Revolt

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 09.01.2015 | World

BEIRUT (AP) -- Thousands rallied in downtown Beirut Saturday in the largest anti-government protest yet over a summer garbage crisis, chanti...

Lebanon's Anti-Government Garbage Crisis Protests Postponed

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.24.2015 | World

BEIRUT, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Lebanese protesters postponed an anti-government demonstration set for Monday, after two days of rallies over uncollected ...

Police Seals Parliament District After Clashes In Lebanon

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2013 | World

By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, June 21 (Reuters) - The Lebanese army sealed off Beirut's parliamentary district with razor wire and threaten...

Lebanese Army Tries To Force Gunmen From Streets

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 12.22.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Lebanese soldiers in armored vehicles fanned out across the country on Monday to break down civilian roadblocks and chase gunmen off th...

Protesters Storm Lebanese Government HQ

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The funeral for Lebanon's slain intelligence chief descended into chaos Sunday as soldiers fired tear gas at protesters who tried to st...

Clashes Over Anti-Islam Movie Leave 1 Dead In Lebanon

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY, The Associated Press BEIRUT -- Lebanese security officials say one person has been killed and 25 wounded after clashes bet...

Crowd In Lebanon Torches KFC

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters set alight a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli...