Category: Lebanon

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Palestinians conflict with police at US embassy in Lebanon

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas at protesters near the US Embassy in Lebanon during a demonstration against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Protesters threw stones towards the security forces who had barricaded the main road leading to the US Embassy in the Awkar area north of Beirut…

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What’s subsequent for Lebanon now that Hariri is encourage?

Moments after landing in Beirut on November 21, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri visited the grave of his late father Rafiq. The symbolism of that move, after his enigmatic resignation on November 4, defines the Hariri dynasty that has now survived the 2005 assassination of its founder Rafiq and a recent quasi coup attempt against…