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Lebanon Protests

Lebanese National Dialogue Must Include The Popular Movement

Halim Shebaya | Posted 09.30.2015 | World
Halim Shebaya

The importance of the popular protests lies precisely in exposing the dire state of affairs in Lebanon, namely as being corrupt to the bone, lacking legitimacy, and completely outside the control of the Lebanese citizen.

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...