Lebanon

As protests grow, Lebanese are 'reclaiming' public spaces

In heavily urbanised Beirut, public space is scarce and the amount of green space has steadily shrunk.

As protests grow, Lebanese are 'reclaiming' public spaces

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Lebanese continue protests, demand government to fix economy

Demonstrators are protesting for the fourth day against dire economic conditions in the heavily indebted country.

Lebanese continue protests, demand government to fix economy

Opinion

Lebanon is experiencing a social revolution

The protests may not lead to political change, but they have already transcended Lebanon's traditional social divides.

Lina Khatib

by Lina Khatib

Lina Khatib

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Ministers resign after third day of protests in Lebanon

Tens of thousands demand a sweeping overhaul of Lebanon's political system, citing a wide range of grievances.

Ministers resign after third day of protests in Lebanon

Inside Story

What is the solution to Lebanon's economic and political crisis?

Protesters are calling for their leaders to resign citing high unemployment, electricity shortages and corruption.

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Lebanon reforms 'must start from politicians' bank accounts'

Protesters, angry over lack of jobs and high costs of living, say economic reforms must begin with an end to corruption.

Lebanon reforms 'must start from politicians' bank accounts'

Middle East

Lebanon's Nasrallah backs government amid raging protests

Influential Hezbollah leader says the group does not want the government to resign but raises voice against new taxes.

Lebanon's Nasrallah backs government amid raging protests

Lebanon

Amid protests, Lebanon's Hariri sets deadline to resolve crisis

Prime minister sets 72-hour deadline for leaders to resolve dire economic crisis as protests devolve into clashes.

Amid protests, Lebanon's Hariri sets deadline to resolve crisis

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Five things you need to know about Lebanon protests

Cutting across sects and walks of life, Lebanese have hit the streets demanding an overhaul of government institutions.

Lebanon protests: Five things you need to know

Lebanon

In Pictures: Lebanon protesters demand 'fall of the regime'

Tear gas was fired as some demonstrators clashed with police in the early hours on Friday.

In Pictures: Lebanon protesters demand 'fall of the regime'

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Lebanon protests: Thousands demand 'fall of the regime' in Beirut

Thousands of protesters march for a second day in anti-government demonstrations over country's economic crisis.

Lebanon protests: Thousands demand 'fall of the regime' in Beirut

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Protests over taxes threaten Lebanon's political establishment

Leader of a major party suggests prime minister should join him in resigning as massive demonstrations rock the country.

Protests over taxes threaten Lebanon's political establishment

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Lebanon reverses plans to tax WhatsApp calls

The government changed its stance on taxing voice-over-internet calls after demonstrations against the proposal.

Lebanon reverses plans to tax WhatsApp calls

Lebanon

Protests erupt in Lebanon over plans to impose new taxes

Lebanese government plans to impose new taxes on tobacco, gasoline and some social media platforms, including WhatsApp.

Protests erupt in Lebanon over plans to impose new taxes

Natural disasters

'It was like judgment day': Lebanese devastated by wildfires

Amid criticism over gov't response, Lebanon doubles yearly average of forest loss in worst wildfire event in decades.

'It was like judgment day': Lebanese devastated by wildfires