Thousands of people flooded Beirut Central District on Sunday, as the anti-government protest triggered by planned new austerity measures entered its fourth day.
Protesters gathered in a Carnival-like atmosphere filled with chants, traditional music, and drumming, in what looked like a family-friendly rally. Adults and children were seen waving signs and dozens of Lebanon flags.
The wave of... Еще protest broke out on Thursday, following Prime Minister Saad Hariri's announcement of new taxes. The move triggered calls for the government's resignations among citizens at home and abroad.
Hariri's coalition partners have until Monday to agree on economic reforms, with the PM suggesting he could resign if an agreement is not reached.