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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


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Major roads reopen in Lebanon after prime minister resigns

10 October, 2019 3:23 pm 3:23 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Some major highways in Lebanon reopened on Wednesday, after the army urged protesters to lift roadblocks so that activities could return to normal following 13 days of demonstrations that paralysed the country and forced the prime minister to resign. Tuesday’s resignation toppled the coalition government of Saad al-Hariri, who said he had … Read More