Just before the security forces moved in on Saturday, two women and two men were manning the roadblock on the ring road. They said they have been at the roadblock for 10 days and have no plan to dismantle it but added that they would not fight the army. They let through an ambulance and a motorcycle.
Heavy rain and winds toppled the cemetery's stone wall, tumbling onto several graves and tombstones that came crashing down. The fallen tombstones with Hebrew writing on them could be seen from the main street where the wall had collapsed.
Tear gas and water cannon fired as forces clear major highways; UAE, Saudi, Kuwait and Egypt issue travel advisories
It traces the antagonism between Beirut’s politicised cosmopolitanism and its surrounding trans-regional conflicts.
Eight women were elected to Lebanon’s 128-member parliament on May 15, two more than in 2018 when a record six women broke through the financial,
Upon returning to the office on Monday, Judge Tarek Bitar ordered the release of five detained suspects and announced his plan to press charges against others, reports Xinhua news agency.
Prosecutor-General Ghassan Oueidat, who was also charged in the Beirut blast investigation, announced on Tuesday his rejection of the decision issued earlier by Bitar, arguing that the judge was suspended from his investigation over a year ago.
For many Lebanese judge Tarek Bitar is a hero, for the country’s poilitical and official establishment, he is a threat. Last week, he revived his suspended investigation
The clip showed some of those present trying to get her out of the car, but all attempts went in vain.
Beirut-based designer Bokja specialises in making upholstered furniture with vintage fabric but the studio's workers now dedicate their time to sewing colourful silk face masks to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.