Protesters flood on to the streets of Beirut demanding basic rights

Demonstrators seek reforms to tackle Lebanon’s many problems, with Shia group Hezbollah another flash pointProtesters have poured on to the streets of the Lebanese capital to decry the collapse of the economy, as clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of the Iran-backed Shia group Hezbollah.Hundreds filled the streets in and around the protest hub of Martyrs Square in the centre of Beirut on Saturday, blaming a lack of government reforms for the economic crisis. Continue reading...

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