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New government Lebanon Protests unlikely to subside in Lebanon despite formation of new government

On January 21, president Michael Aoun announced the formation of a new government led by Hassan Diab but protests may continue as many of the key demands have not been met

Lebanon protests Protesters in Lebanon marched towards parliament, faced police repression

Political forces in the country have failed to respond to the protesters’ demands for an overhaul of the political system in any credible way, even after three months of popular protests in the country

Lebanon protest Curbs on withdrawals by banks trigger protests in Lebanon

The country has been witnessing popular protests since October 17, last year

Lebanese parliament elects Hassan Diab as new prime minister

Protests who have been mobilizing since October are not satisfied with the election of Hassan Diab and continue to push their demands of a complete overhaul of the political system

Lebanon protests against Saad Hariri’s possible re-election

Security forces tried to stop the protestors and fired tear gas, injuring scores.

Lebanon protests Political uncertainty in Lebanon deepens amid fresh protests

Fresh protests were registered in Lebanon over the weekend, with the failure of the country’s ruling elites to resolve the political crisis following the resignation of Saad Hariri as prime minister

Saad Hariri may once again become Lebanese prime minister

Hariri has emerged as a leading contender for the post of prime minister after businessman Samir Khatib withdrew his candidature. However, this may bring protesters to the streets again

Lebanon protests The Lebanese Intifada is trying to change the very structure of society

Jana Nakhal from the Lebanese Communist Party analyses the current stage of the movement, the response of the state and police, and the path ahead for the thousands on the street.

Lebanon Hariri Following PM Hariri’s resignation, uncertainty looms over Lebanon

Hariri had become prime minister in 2016 with the support of the Hezbollah-led March 8 Alliance in the Lebanese parliament.

Massive human chain protest in Lebanon

The human chain was organised against the economic crisis and new taxes in the country.

Lebanon protests Mass protests in Lebanon enter second week

A general strike called for by trade unions in the country entered its fourth day on October 24. All the major financial, commercial and educational institutions have been closed

Lebanon protests In Lebanon’s streets, there is no longer any fear

Jana Nakhal of the Lebanese Communist Party speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the anti-government, anti-austerity protests in the country.

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