BEIRUT (AP) — Nationwide protests paralyzed Lebanon on Friday as demonstrators blocked major roads in a second day of rallies against the government's management of a severe economic crisis and proposed new taxes. The protests were the largest since 2015, and could further destabilize a country with one of the highest debt loads in the world. The protests could plunge Lebanon into a political crisis with unpredictable repercussions for th...

NewsOK.com (Date:10/18/2019 12:36) Read full article >>

Related News about "Lebanon paralyzed by nationwide protests over proposed taxes" news from other sites: (news similarity rate is shown on left.)

Lebanon is a sinking ship, speaker Berri warns The speaker of parliament on Monday described Lebanon as a sinking ship at risk going under completely, underlining the depth.. YaLibnan.com >>
Lebanese protests test Hezbollah's role as Shiites' champion By BASSEM MROUE and MARIAM FAM, Associated Press  BEIRUT: Young men chanting the "people want to bring down the regime".. YaLibnan.com >>
Iran's Supreme leader warns 'thugs' as protests reach 100 cities Iran's supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government's decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread.. YaLibnan.com >>
UN urges Iran to curb force in deadly protests over gas prices The United Nations has urged Tehran to curb its use of force against demonstrators and restore Internet service amid a.. YaLibnan.com >>
'Horrific pattern': Amnesty says 106 killed in Iran protests Days of protests in Iran over rising fuel prices and a subsequent government crackdown have killed more than 100 people across the.. YaLibnan.com >>
Friday: Friday is the day between Thursday and Saturday. In countries adopting Monday-first conventions as recommended by the international standard ISO 8601, it is the fifth day of the week. It is the sixth day in countries that adopt a Sunday-first convention, as in the Abrahamic tradition. In other coun