Worthy Christian News » World Headlines » Thousands protest against new Hezbollah-backed PM in Lebanon


Thousands protest against new Hezbollah-backed PM in Lebanon

Sunday, December 22, 2019 | Tag Cloud Tags: , , , , , , , ,

by Jordan Hilger, Worthy News Correspondent

(Worthy News) - Thousands of protesters demonstrated in central Beirut and elsewhere in Lebanon on Sunday against the country’s new prime minister, saying he should abandon the post because he is a member of the ruling elite.

After sunset, protesters closed several roads and highways in Beirut and other parts of the country to rally against the nomination of Hassan Diab, who was backed by the Hezbollah terror group and its allies and failed to win the backing of the main Sunni Muslim groups.

The protesters, many of whom came from northern Lebanon and the eastern Bekaa Valley, also gathered in Beirut’s central Martyrs Square, one of the key places of the protests, which have been underway for more than two months. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

Let your Friends know! Be sure to SHARE!





Copyright 1999-2020 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News » World Headlines » Thousands protest against new Hezbollah-backed PM in Lebanon

Latest Worthy News

Worthy Christian News » World Headlines » Thousands protest against new Hezbollah-backed PM in Lebanon