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 Protesters holding placards and Lebanese flags shout slogans during a protest   north of Beirut on Sunday. Photograph: Nabil Mounzer/EPA

Rising violence against Lebanese protesters has forced the anti-government demonstrators to consider the creation of a “shadow government” of competen(...)

Mohamed Safadi. Photograph: Cynthia Karam/File Photo/Reuters

Almost one month since the start of their uprising, Lebanese have poured scorn on social media, blocked a major highway and mounted a protest at the h(...)

Anti-government protesters  block a main highway in Beirut, Lebanon, on Monday. Photograph: Bilal Hussein/AP

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

Demonstrators take part in anti-government protests in Najaf, Iraq, on October 31st, 2019. Photograph: Alaa al-Marjani/Reuters

Protesters who have taken to the streets and squares of both Lebanon and Iraq are united in their demands for the fall of their governments, the remov(...)

Anti-government protesters wave the flag of Lebanon as they gather in Martyr’s Square in Beirut on Tuesday night. Photograph: Diego Ibarra Sanchez/New York Times

Lebanese are certain to be infuriated by President Michel Aoun’s request that the government, which resigned on Tuesday, stay on in caretaker capacity(...)

Lebanon’s prime minister Saad al-Hariri leaves after a news conference in Beirut on Tuesday. Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

Saad al-Hariri, Lebanon’s prime minister, has announced his resignation after almost two weeks of nationwide protests demanding that his government st(...)

A  boy walks with a Lebanese flag past protesters in Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut, on Thursday. Photograph: Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images

Lebanese president Michel Aoun said on Thursday he was ready for a dialogue with protesters to help save the country from collapse after days of demo(...)

Female protesters stand in  line before Lebanese  soldiers during  the seventh day of protests in cities and towns across the country. Photograph:  Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images

Divisions in Lebanon’s entrenched political class have opened as hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters flocked to the streets and square(...)

Protesters in front of Lebanese soldiers as they block a road east of Beirut. Photograph: Wael Hamzeh/EPA

Tens of thousands of men, women and children continued on Tuesday to pour on to streets and squares of cities and towns across Lebanon to demand the r(...)

Lebanese woman with a national flag painted on her face taking part in a rally in Beirut on October 20th on the fourth day of demonstrations against tax increases and corruption. Photograph: Patrick Baz/AFP

Lebanon’s government approved an emergency package of reforms on Monday in response to five days of unprecedented mass protests against state mismanag(...)

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