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Saturday's protest in considered the largest independent demonstration ever mobilized in the capital Beirut. (AFP/file)
August 30, 2015 - 10:21 GMT
A protest calling for massive parliamentary restructuring took a violent turn in Beirut Saturday, with demonstrators promising more escalation if the Lebanese government fails to respond.
As garbage continues to pile up in Beirut, thousands of Lebanese protest the government's failure to clear trash from the city streets. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Thousands of Lebanese people gathered in Beirut on Saturday to protest against the worsening garbage crisis in the country.
Hezbollah destroys a rebel tunnel in Zabadani. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 11:04 GMT
Fighting has resumed in Zabadani and two nearby villages, breaking a two-day ceasefire, and ending hopes of extension.
A cell in Lebanon's Roumieh prison. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 14:18 GMT
Inmates at the controversial prison said Thursday they will fast until they were provided with cold drinking water and fans for the hot summer heat.
Beirut's trash crisis began in July when Lebanon's Environment Ministry closed its largest Naameh landfill site. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 28, 2015 - 12:56 GMT
A large crowd of demonstrators has once again taken to the streets of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to express anger over the worsening garbage crisis in the Arab country.
Notorious Salafist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir was detained by Lebanese authorities as he was trying to board a plane to Nigeria. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 17:25 GMT
Salafist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir on Thursday admitted to funding a militant group involved in armed clashes against the Lebanese military.
Zabadani has been at the forefront of clashes between rebels and Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Warring factions in the Syrian border region of Zabadani agreed on a two-day ceasefire following ongoing clashes.
Gunmen march through Sidon's Ain al-Hilweh camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
August 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Palestinian officials said the ceasefire between rival factions remained in place despite the breach Wednesday night.
Lebanese activists march toward the American University hospital in downtown Beirut on Aug. 26, 2015, in support of the protesters injured in clashes with police. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
August 27, 2015 - 07:49 GMT
Protests in Lebanon continued Wednesday in solidarity for a severely injured protester.
A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask stands in the middle of clashes between demonstrators and police in central Beirut, August 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Violence continued in Beirut after Lebanon's cabinet failed to reach an agreement on how to resolve the country's rubbish crisis.
A number of Daesh networks are being monitored by Lebanese intellgience. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Three Lebanese men were arrested by security forces under suspicion of forming a Daesh recruitment cell.