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Demonstrators are sprayed by a water cannon during a protest against the newly formed government in Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Lebanon’s new cabinet met on Wednesday, ending a three-month deadlock over its formation. But even before the line-up was announced on Tuesday evenin(...)

Anti-government protesters block a main highway in Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday. Photograph: AP

Lebanese efforts to finalise a new government stalled on Friday as hundreds of anti-government protesters blocked roads to mark the beginning of the f(...)

Hassan Diab arrives at the presidential palace in Baabda after being named Lebanon’s new prime minister. Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

Academic Hassan Diab was named Lebanon’s new prime minister on Thursday after Saad Hariri, who resigned at the end of October, withdrew his candidacy.(...)

 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 (...)

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(...)

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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