Beirut, Lebanon Newswire (Page 3)

Beirut, Lebanon Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Beirut garbage protesters tell government, 'You Stink'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    Dozens of protesters occupy the environment ministry in Beirut demanding minister Mohamad Al Machnouk resign over a garbage disposal crisis in the city. Gavino Garay reports.

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  2. Questions in Lebanon over protesters' end gameRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Republic

    Lebanese security forces and protesters engaged in a drawn-out standoff outside a ministry that was briefly taken over by activists Tuesday, reflecting both reluctance by authorities to decisively crack down and a lack of focus by protesters - who are determined but lacking a clear path to success. The unexpected takeover of the ministry by a number of activists demanding the resignation of the environment minister over the country's trash crisis left some Lebanese bewildered, wondering whether it was the right path to take.

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  3. Lebanon: Security forces using excessive force against protestors must be held to accountRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Amnesty International

    The Lebanese authorities should investigate allegations that security forces used excessive force to disperse residents protesting in Beirut last week over the lack of adequate public services, a waste management crisis, and corruption, Amnesty International said ahead of fresh demonstrations planned for today. At least 343 people were treated for injuries and 59 more were hospitalized, according to the Red Cross, after protests on 22 and 23 August organized by the local "You Stink" civil society movement.

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  4. Protesters occupy Lebanon ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Protesters occupied the environment ministry in the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, calling on minister Mohamad Al Machnouk to resign over a rubbish disposal crisis, the latest in a wave of unrest over the paralysed political system. The "You Stink" anti-government campaign has brought thousands of disaffected Lebanese onto the streets in recent weeks in an unprecedented mobilisation by civil society groups acting independently of the country's big, sectarian parties.

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  5. Protests spotlight Lebanon dysfunction, but reforms elusiveRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Lebanese anti-government protesters sitting cross-legged on the floor, clap and shout slogans against the minister, Mohammed Machnouk, inside the Environment Ministry, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

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  6. World News Update, What you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Age

    Bali's deputy police chief says some officers have made admissions about the alleged extortion of a group of Australian men whose bucks' party was raided on the resort island. BANGKOK - A foreign man described as a "main suspect" in the deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested, with Thai police calling him an important figure in the network that staged the attack.

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  7. Heather McGuffin: How to help Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    Power was cut off to 400,000 residences as well as businesses and traffic lights as a massive storm blew through southwestern B.C. on Saturday. Miley Cyrus shook a long ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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  8. Latest News : Assad should be part of future Syria, Tehran tells UN envoyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Tehran Times

    Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdullahian, during a trip to Beirut, met UN Special Envoy to Lebanon Sigrid Kaag to discuss the latest developments of the country. Amir-Abdullahian also met Staffan de Mistura, the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria before meeting Kaag in the Lebanese capital, Nasim news agency reported.

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  9. Lebanese stage sit-in at ministry over trash crisisRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Lebanese security forces dragged a number of activists out of the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut, where they were staging an hours-long sit-in on Tuesday demanding the minister's resignation over a trash crisis that has ignited mass protests. The group of about 30 protesters from the movement known as "You Stink" marched into the ministry earlier in the day, pushing through security guards at the entrance of the building.

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  10. Lebanon activists occupy ministry as campaign escalatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Lebanese police moved to eject protesters who occupied part of the environment ministry on Tuesday, in an escalation of a campaign against the country's trash crisis and a stagnant political class. The forcible evacuation began some six hours after several dozen protesters entered the ministry to demand the resignation of Environment Minister Mohamed Mashnuq.

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  11. .com | Riot police storm Lebanese ministry, expel protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Riot police stormed the Lebanese Environment Ministry to expel protesters who occupied the building for six hours to call for the resignation of Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq over his failure to resolve the country's garbage crisis. The protesters, who belong to the "You Stink" campaign, on Saturday gave a 72-hour ultimatum for the authorities to meet their demands, including the resignation of the minister.

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  12. With Khobar Bomber's Arrest, Saudi Arabia Deals Blow to IranRead the original story

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    It was just another Iran Air flight to Beirut, almost fully booked, carrying two or three groups of pilgrims on their way back from visiting Shiite holy shrines in Iran. Friends and family awaited the passengers' arrival - with one exception.

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  13. Lebanese Activists Occupy the Ministry of EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Global Voices Online

    Supporters and protesters outside the Ministry of Environment building where #YouStink activists are staging a sit in. Photograph shared by Joey Ayoub on Twitter About 50 Lebanese protesters of the "You Stink" movement and other movements have announced an open occupation of the Ministry of Environment on Tuesday, hours before a 72 hour deadline to meet the protesters demands ended today.

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  14. Beirut protesters must leave environment ministry - interior ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Lebanese protesters staging a sit-in at the Ministry of Environment have 30 minutes to clear the building, local media quoted the interior minister as saying on Tuesday after dozens of demonstrators entered. Protesters hold magazines of Environment Ministry Mohammad Machnouk upside down during a protest in the environment ministry in downtown Beirut, Lebanon September 1, 2015.

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  15. Lebanese group stages sit-in at ministry over trash crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Lebanese protesters broke into the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut Tuesday, staging a sit-in outside the minister's office and demanding his resignation over the country's snowballing trash crisis. The group of about 30 protesters from the movement known as "You Stink" sat cross-legged on the floor, clapping and shouting slogans against the minister, Mohammed Machnouk, who was holed up in a nearby office.

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  16. 'You Stink' protesters storm Lebanon's Environment Ministry over snowballing garbage crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Post

    Lebanese protesters broke into the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut Tuesday, staging a sit-in outside the minister's office and demanding his resignation over the country's snowballing trash crisis. The group of about 30 protesters from the movement known as "You Stink" sat cross-legged on the floor, clapping and shouting slogans against the minister, Mohammed Machnouk, who was holed up in a nearby office.

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  17. Refugee Dad Receives $170,000 in Donations After Pictured with Daughter Selling Pens on the StreetRead the original story

    Yesterday | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    Abdul Halim Attar was photographed selling pens on the street in Beirut, Lebanon, while holding his sleeping daughter in his arms, and after the image went viral, Halim ended up making more money than he ever could have imagined. The 35-year-old single father of two from Syria captured numerous hearts around the world and has received almost $168,000 in donations after Gissur Simonarson, an Icelandic journalist and activist, created a crowdfunding campaign to help the struggling parent after he tracked him down following a two-day search in Beirut.

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  18. 10 hilarious ways to "talk dirty" at Beirut's waste warRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Image 1 of 10: How do you dress up as "corruption"? Try on an exploding cash machine for size. We can't say why he went with US greenbacks - possible they weigh less than Lebanese 'pounds'? - nor verify whether jewelry is de rigeur for crooked pols, or if it's just this protesters usual 'bling'.

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  19. Australian life as seen by country's best photographersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    From a foam-soaked beach to a rainy sports ground and gritty suburbia: Remarkable images reveal everyday Australia as seen through the lenses of the country's best photographers The final twenty-two images were selected out of a pool of over a thousand entries, as part of the prestigious Art & About Sydney photography competition. Each photo freezes its own distinct, beautiful moment in time - from breathtaking natural landscapes to intimate family moments to mundane suburban life and everything between.

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  20. Lebanon's garbage crisis: Can activists use it to change paralyzed politics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    Antigovernment campaigners on Tuesday stormed Lebanon's environment ministry, escalating a confrontation that began with a crisis over garbage collection and spinning it into a broader challenge to Lebanon's sectarian system and its powerful political elite. "We will stay here until our demands are met," Imad Bazzi, one of the leaders of the Tolaet Rihatcom, or "You Stink" campaign, told Lebanon's LBC International television station from the environment ministry.

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