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Protests, sweep, Lebanon, fury, ruling, elite, grows, economic, corruption

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite grows over economic corrupti...

10 October, 2019 12:54 pm 12:54 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse. Riot police in vehicles and on foot rounded up protesters, according … Read More


US, designate, elite, Iranian, force, terrorist, organization

US to designate elite Iranian force as terrorist organisation

04 April, 2019 7:43 pm 7:43 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is expected to designate Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organisation, three US officials told Reuters, marking the first time Washington has formally labelled another country’s military a terrorist group. The decision, which critics warn could open US military and intelligence officials to similar actions by unfriendly … Read More