Second day of riots shuts down central Beirut and airport

Lebanese anti-corruption, anti-government demonstrators shut down central Beirut, banks, schools and shops and blocked the international airport for the second day on Friday. The disturbances are spreading to the coastal towns of Tyre and Sidon. Angry protesters have blocked major highways across the country. Officials report 23 demonstrators and 60 security officers injured in clashes. Prime Minister Saad Hariri is to address the nation Friday night and is widely expected to announce his resignation.

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24 thoughts on “Second day of riots shuts down central Beirut and airport

  • Oct 18, 2019 @ 16:36 at 16:36
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    Harriri surrendered to Hezbullah after the scare he got at MBS hands; Good riddance to bad apples

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  • Oct 18, 2019 @ 16:37 at 16:37
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    Mossad and the CIA most likely has a hand in this unrest. Color Revolutions have become something of a Western specialty over the last decade. Its always cheaper and more advantageous to take advantage of existing social issues than to invade. With Hezbollah standing by to give the Israelis a spanking like they received in 2006 a alternative option such as this was always going to be inevitable.

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    • Oct 18, 2019 @ 16:49 at 16:49
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      Money answers everything…

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    • Oct 18, 2019 @ 17:18 at 17:18
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      TOMMYSKI, MAYBE IT’S PART OF YOUR FEARLESS LEADER PUTIN’S MASTER PLAN? HOW’S MINT NEW DOING, COMRADESKI?

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      • Oct 18, 2019 @ 17:56 at 17:56
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        The Great Man Trump and just like Putin are fighting against the Globalist Elites and their demonic One World Agenda. So this is why we have the Russian Election meddling nonsense because the Globalists are terrified that America and Russia along with other nations all unite against them. The Banksters are fraudsters whose sole aim is to retain power while looting and pillaging as much as possible. So fingers crossed that their plans are on track.

        https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-10/reason-elite-hate-trump-so-much-he-opposed-one-world-agenda-globalists

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      • Oct 18, 2019 @ 17:59 at 17:59
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        Also a little Vodka and mint is actually really good. You should try it sometime Jim 🥂

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        • Oct 19, 2019 @ 7:46 at 7:46
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          Looks like ARAB SPRING SEASON 2, will be released soon,…. this time the refugees will go to Russian,

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      • Oct 18, 2019 @ 21:54 at 21:54
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        Kurds, Iraqis, Afghans, Syrians, Rohingyas, Sudanese Must Rise Under The Boot Of Tyranny Of Failing Nation States? Americans Can Save The Emplacement Complacent!

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    • Oct 19, 2019 @ 22:34 at 22:34
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      In all of your so called Mossad and CIA created events, were not your people doing the rioting? Are Arabs so stupid that run in the streets as Mossad wants?
      When are u people going to accept your role in all these mistakes? Keep blaming Mossad for everything under the sun, did u hear about the latest earthquake Mossad did in Chile
      ????

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      • Oct 20, 2019 @ 1:57 at 1:57
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        Jews control EVERYTHING.

        El Nino, Global Warming, Sun Spots, Pimples on Mooohammeds Azz…

        BUT I CONTROL THE JOOOOZ!

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  • Oct 18, 2019 @ 18:37 at 18:37
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    So you’re Russian, what’s your love with American

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    • Oct 18, 2019 @ 19:20 at 19:20
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      TOMMYSKI IS A RUSSIAN MEDIA TROLL WHOSE JOB IS TO IN CITE HATREDSKI EVERYWHERE. MY GUESS IS HE’S ONE OF PUTIN’S FORMER PLAYMATES AND THIS IS THE BONE VLAD TOSSED TO HIM AS A REWARDSKI.

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  • Oct 18, 2019 @ 19:52 at 19:52
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    Lol, the scary Russians are out to get you.
    This reminds me of the fake news Russia Election meddling or the latest nonsense that the media campaign against the Trumpster. You kiddies need to cutback on your TV viewing and learn to read and think a bit more critically

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    • Oct 18, 2019 @ 20:41 at 20:41
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      YOU NEED TO STOP PLEASURING YOUR YAKS. YAK SYPHILIS IS DANGEROUS AND BLINDS ONE TO THINKING THAT DON THE CON KNOWS WHAT THE PHUCK HE IS DOING

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          • Oct 18, 2019 @ 23:25 at 23:25
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            American was at its most prosperous and greatest point before WW1 when we were friends to all, did business with everyone and were not acting as the Globalist Police. Every people have a basic right to chart there own destiny free from the interference of other nations. Our greatest enemy is not President Trump but rather this Globalist Elite view of the world. They believe that their ideology is the only ideology that matters, that is correct and the only ideology that can be tolerated. American can lost trillions over the last decade and not improved the world rather it has destroyed. I agree that we need to change but the only Con Job here is the war for profit Globalist Elite who own our banks,our media and out Congress.

          • Oct 20, 2019 @ 2:02 at 2:02
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            “Gibson” you FVCKING IDIOT.

            Now you’ve done it. You’ve “let the cat out of the bag”, and now the CIA, KGB, MI6, Mossad and the rest are going to punish you.

            Happy Nakba you POS!

  • Oct 18, 2019 @ 19:56 at 19:56
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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he intends to “find an acceptable solution” during a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In particular, Erdogan wants all the areas of Syria where the Kurds live to be “cleansed” of militants.

    Syria decision: what Erdogan wants from a meeting with Putin

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  • Oct 18, 2019 @ 20:38 at 20:38
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    It’s about time. Soon will see the same in Tehran.

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  • Oct 19, 2019 @ 1:20 at 1:20
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    Lebanon, you want good life ?………get RID of Hezbollah first !…..if you don’t this situation WILL go on, be smart…get rid of them !

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    • Oct 20, 2019 @ 9:35 at 9:35
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      This “color” revolution in Lebanon is Iran’s doing. Hezbollah will run Lebanon when the revolution is over.

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