#Beirut

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Lebanon’s moment of truth has arrived

By: Dr. Dania Koleilat Khatib  Arab News, Jan. 21, 2020

Lebanese President Michel Aoun gave ordersto the army and internal security forces to restore order in downtown Beirut at the weekend. This resulted in bloody clashes between protesters …

Lebanon gets a new Hezbollah-backed government amid mounting unrest

By: Liz Sly and Suzan Haidamous  The Washington post, Jan. 22, 2020

BEIRUT — Lebanon formed a government Tuesday that is controlled exclusively for the first time by Hezbollah and its allies, affirming the Iranian-backed movement’s increasingly powerful role in the …