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Weekend Riots in Lebanon Leave Hundreds Injured

Protests in Lebanon turned violent again over the weekend, with over 400 injuries reported. There were several claims of security forces using live ammunition against protesters in addition to water cannons and tear gas.

Lebanese protesters take cover as riot police spray them with water from behind a barricaded road leading to parliament in central Beirut on January 19, 2020 amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations. - Lebanese anti-riot police fired rubber bullets and water cannons at stone-throwing demonstrators in the Lebanese capital today, as hundreds …

Lebanese Police Clash with Anti-Government Protesters

Beirut (AFP) — Lebanese police clashed with anti-government protesters in Beirut late Saturday, firing tear gas to prevent them from breaching barricades near parliament, ahead of talks next week to appoint a new premier. Lebanon has been swept by unprecedented

Lebanese army soldiers deploy as supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal groups arrive on scooters amid clashes with anti-government protesters in the capital Beirut, on November 25, 2019. - SShortly before midnight yesterday supporters of the Lebanese Shiite groups attacked anti-government protesters in Beirut, shouting insults and chanting in …

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

TEL AVIV – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Thursday described Hezbollah as a “first-class terrorist organization” that was responsible for destabilizing the region. “Hezbollah has kidnapped the Lebanese system,” London-based newspaper Asharq al-Awsat cited Jubeir as saying at a joint news conference in Riyadh

"If Iran wants to have good relations with Saudi Arabia, it has to change its policies. It has to respect international law," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said