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Lebanese PM offers 72-hour ultimatum amid nationwide protests (56)
By Press Association Friday, October 18, 2019 - 07:26 PM Lebanon's prime minister has given his political adversaries a 72-hour ultimatum to agree on "convincing" reforms amid escalating nationwide protests over the country's worsening economic crisis. In an address to the nation and with hundreds of rowdy protesters camped outside his office, Saad Hariri blamed political partners in his national
Lebanon PM Hariri gives government three days to support key reforms (8)
AP, Reuters/Beirut (Reuters) The protests are the largest Lebanon has seen since 2015. Lebanon's prime minister gave his political adversaries a 72-hour ultimatum to agree on "convincing" serious reforms amid escalating nationwide protests over the country's worsening economic crisis. In an address to the nation and with hundreds of rowdy protesters camped outside his office, Saad Hariri blamed political partners in his national
Lebanon's sovereign dollar-denominated bonds fall amid nationwide protests (20)
Video PlayerClose BEIRUT, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) - Lebanon's dollar-denominated bonds fell by 1.9 cents on Friday after nationwide protests against the government, the National News Agency reported. Thousands of protesters continued demonstrating on Friday and blocked roads all over Lebanon to protest against the government's policies. Citizens chanted slogans against the government while accusing politicians
Lebanon Protests Proposed Tax Hike (7)
By Associated Press October 18, 2019 12:51 PM BEIRUT - Demonstrators in Lebanon are blocking major roads across the country in a second day of protests against proposed new taxes, which come amid a severe economic crisis. Hundreds of people burned tires on highways and intersections Friday, sending up clouds of black smoke in scattered protests. An anti-government protester makes victory sign, as he holds a Lebanese
Kuwait issues travel warning over Lebanon protests (8)
Protesters blocked roads with burning tires. (File/AFP) Reuters October 18, 2019 11:32 Follow @arabnews Kuwait issues travel warning over Lebanon protests The embassy called on citizens to take care while in Lebanon Reuters October 18, 2019 11:32 Follow @arabnews DUBAI: Kuwait's Embassy in Lebanon on Friday asked citizens wishing to travel to Lebanon to wait because of the current protests and unrest.
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