Gulf Times - Lebanon-protests
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.

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 government falls after two weeks of street pressure

Lebanon government falls after two weeks of street pressure

Lebanon's prime minister on Tuesday announced he was submitting the resignation of his government, bowing to nearly two weeks of unprecedented nationwide protests.

Lebanon protesters block roads to keep revolt alive

Lebanon protesters block roads to keep revolt alive

Lebanese demonstrators set up barricades and parked cars across key roads Monday to protest corruption and press their demands for a radical overhaul of their country's sectarian political system.

Lebanese take to streets for 10th day, defying Hezbollah

Lebanese take to streets for 10th day, defying Hezbollah

Demonstrators across Lebanon blocked roads and took to the streets Saturday for a 10th consecutive day, defying what they said were attempts by Hezbollah