Lebanon News

Protesters, security forces clash ahead of Parliament session

A protestor throws a stone at the riot police during a protest against the political elite in Beirut, Lebanon January 27, 2020. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

BEIRUT: Protesters were targeted with tear gas and water canons Tuesday morning as security forces quickly pushed back against attempts to block roads in Beirut. 

Security forces and anti-government protesters are expected to clash throughout the day due to a Parliament session that will be held later for a vote of confidence on the new Cabinet.





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