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Lebanon army says 16 held after night of unrest

Lebanon army says 16 held after night of unrest

Lebanon's army said on Wednesday it detained 16 people during a third night of violence across the country, as tensions increased following more than 40 days of unprecedented protests.

Lebanon protesters defiant despite Hezbollah attack

Lebanon protesters defiant despite Hezbollah attack

Security forces cleared road blocks across Lebanon Monday, facing off against protesters who took to the streets despite being attacked overnight by supporters of Hezbollah and Amal.

Hezbollah accuses US of meddling in Lebanon's crisis

Hezbollah accuses US of meddling in Lebanon's crisis

Hezbollah accused the United States of meddling in the formation of a new Lebanese government on Friday

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Lebanon's parliament postponed its session on Tuesday after hundreds of anti-government protesters blocked all roads leading to the assembly in central Beirut, preventing lawmakers from reaching the area.

Besieged by protesters, Lebanon assembly postpones session

Besieged by protesters, Lebanon assembly postpones session

Lebanon's parliament, besieged by angry protesters, Tuesday for a second time postponed a session that had been due to discuss draft laws which critics charge would let corrupt politicians off the hook.

Food shortage fears sparks panic buying in protest-hit Lebanon

Food shortage fears sparks panic buying in protest-hit Lebanon

Lebanon has been gripped by an unprecedented wave of grassroots protests since mid-October, with citizens demanding an overhaul of a political class deemed incompetent and corrupt.

Lebanon's grand mufti calls for protesters' demands to be met

Lebanon's grand mufti calls for protesters' demands to be met

Lebanon's grand mufti, the top cleric for Sunni Muslims, called on Saturday for the formation of a new emergency government of technical experts and for those in power to meet protesters' demands.

Lebanese banks face threats, Hariri said to want neutral government

Lebanese banks face threats, Hariri said to want neutral government

Lebanese bank staff are facing abuse from customers angered by restrictions on access to their cash, the employees' union said on Friday, reflecting intensifying pressures in an economy gripped by its deepest crisis

Hundreds skip school in Lebanon to press for change

Hundreds skip school in Lebanon to press for change

Hundreds of schoolchildren led anti-government demonstrations across Lebanon on Wednesday, refusing to return to class

Protesters block roads in Beirut, other parts of Lebanon

Protesters block roads in Beirut, other parts of Lebanon

Protesters blocked roads in Beirut and other parts of Lebanon on Monday, pressing a wave of demonstrations against the ruling elite that have plunged the country

Thousands rally to support Lebanon president

Thousands rally to support Lebanon president

Thousands of backers of Lebanon's embattled president rallied Sunday in a show of support, after more than two weeks of massive nationwide anti-graft protests that brought down the government.

Lebanon Uber driver gets death sentence for murder of British woman

Lebanon Uber driver gets death sentence for murder of British woman

A Lebanese court sentenced an Uber driver to death on Friday for the murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes in December 2017, state news agency NNA said.