Protesters force Lebanon's parliament to postpone session as Beirut deadlocked

PROTESTERS forced Lebanon’s parliament to postpone a planned session today as they blocked all roads in central Beirut.

Thousands thronged the streets and fought off riot police who sought to beat them back. One MP got his bodyguards to fire in the air to try to clear his way forward but was still forced to turn back.

There is now no cabinet in Lebanon following the resignation of prime minister Saad Hariri at the end of October. Tycoon Mohammed Safadi won approval from...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-11-19 18:23
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