Tag Archives: Lebanese


Protests force Lebanese parliament to postpone session, banks reopen

11 November, 2019 6:25 pm 6:25 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Protesters prevented Lebanon’s parliament from holding its first session in two months on Tuesday, escalating a wave of demonstrations against rulers blamed for steering the country into economic collapse. Banks reopened after a one-week closure, with police stationed at branches and banks applying restrictions on hard currency withdrawals and transfers abroad. Customers … Read More


Lebanese, army, clears, protester, roadblocks, schools, shut

Lebanese army clears protester roadblocks, schools stay shut

10 October, 2019 6:55 pm 6:55 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese troops and riot police deployed on Thursday to reopen a major highway north of Beirut and a bridge in the capital that anti-government protesters had blocked. Two weeks of massive demonstrations against the ruling elite largely subsided after Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Tuesday but demonstrators demanding more resignations took … Read More


Facing, protests, Lebanese, leaders, mull, reshuffle

Facing protests, Lebanese leaders mull reshuffle: sources

10 October, 2019 4:25 pm 4:25 pm

BEIRUT/SIDON (Reuters) – Lebanese leaders are discussing a possible government reshuffle, sources said on Wednesday, to defuse unprecedented protests against the political elite that have paralyzed the country for a week. Lebanon’s highest Christian Maronite authority and a prominent Druze politician threw their weight behind the groundswell for change, calling for qualified technocrats to be … Read More


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Lebanese PM says seeking NRO for Sharif family was big mistake: Fawad

02 February, 2019 11:15 pm 11:15 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Monday revealed that Lebanese Prime Minister (PM) Saad El-Din Rafik Al-Hariri told PM Imran Khan that seeking National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) for the Sharif family from Pervez Musharraf was his big mistake. Fawad Chaudhry took his twitter and revealed the discussions between PM Imran Khan … Read More