Gulf Times - Lebanon-protests
Lebanese banks face threats, Hariri said to want neutral government

Lebanese banks face threats, Hariri said to want neutral government

Lebanese bank staff are facing abuse from customers angered by restrictions on access to their cash, the employees' union said on Friday, reflecting intensifying pressures in an economy gripped by its deepest crisis

Hundreds skip school in Lebanon to press for change

Hundreds skip school in Lebanon to press for change

Hundreds of schoolchildren led anti-government demonstrations across Lebanon on Wednesday, refusing to return to class

Protesters block roads in Beirut, other parts of Lebanon

Protesters block roads in Beirut, other parts of Lebanon

Protesters blocked roads in Beirut and other parts of Lebanon on Monday, pressing a wave of demonstrations against the ruling elite that have plunged the country

Thousands rally to support Lebanon president

Thousands rally to support Lebanon president

Thousands of backers of Lebanon's embattled president rallied Sunday in a show of support, after more than two weeks of massive nationwide anti-graft protests that brought down the government.

Lebanon government falls after two weeks of street pressure

Lebanon government falls after two weeks of street pressure

Lebanon's prime minister on Tuesday announced he was submitting the resignation of his government, bowing to nearly two weeks of unprecedented nationwide protests.

Lebanon protesters block roads to keep revolt alive

Lebanon protesters block roads to keep revolt alive

Lebanese demonstrators set up barricades and parked cars across key roads Monday to protest corruption and press their demands for a radical overhaul of their country's sectarian political system.

Lebanese take to streets for 10th day, defying Hezbollah

Lebanese take to streets for 10th day, defying Hezbollah

Demonstrators across Lebanon blocked roads and took to the streets Saturday for a 10th consecutive day, defying what they said were attempts by Hezbollah

Army tries to reopen roads as Lebanon remains paralysed

Army tries to reopen roads as Lebanon remains paralysed

Security forces are trying to persuade protesters to reopen roads across Lebanon through peaceful means but will not use force if they refuse

Lebanon government in 11-hour reform drive as protests swell

Lebanon government in 11-hour reform drive as protests swell

Lebanon's teetering government was expected Monday to approve a belated economic rescue plan as the nation prepared for a fifth day of mass protests against the ruling elite.

Lebanon army cracks down on protests as government bickers

Lebanon army cracks down on protests as government bickers

The Lebanese army moved to end a wave of protests against tax increases and alleged official corruption Saturday as the fragile governing coalition fractured over promised economic reforms.

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite, graft grows

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite, graft grows

Tens of thousands of angry protesters blocked roads and burned tyres across Lebanon for a second day on Friday, demanding the demise of a political elite they say looted the economy