Hariri had become prime minister in 2016 with the support of the Hezbollah-led March 8 Alliance in the Lebanese parliament.
The human chain was organised against the economic crisis and new taxes in the country.
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
Jana Nakhal of the Lebanese Communist Party speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the anti-government, anti-austerity protests in the country.
The protests that began as an outburst against taxes, including on VOIP calls, have grown into an expression of anger against corruption and the government’s handling of the economy
After a weekend of exchange of fire between Israel and Hezbollah, tensions between the two have escalated.
Hezbollah responded to a drone violating Lebanese airspace by firing anti-tank missiles into Israel. Israel, in response, fired several rounds of shells into Lebanon. This is the first time Hezbollah has militarily retaliated since the 2006 war with Israel
A day after the drone attack in Beirut, the Israeli air force strikes military positions held by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, on the Lebanon-Syria border.
A new rule announced by the Lebanese Ministry of Labor requires Palestinian businesses and workers to obtain work permits
Hundreds protested in Lebanon demanding the right for Lebanese women to pass on their citizenship to their children.
Prime minister Saad al-Hariri’s coalition government is seeking to frame a budget that will reduce the deficit by cutting wages and benefits of public sector employees
Jana Nakhal also talked about the struggles being led by her party and their efforts to bring together national anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements to build a united opposition, as well as an alternative to capitalism.