Speech by Hezbollah’s Leader: Behind the Threats, There is Fear of Escalation
Hezbollah’s leader spoke for the first time since the start of the Israeli offensive against Gaza. Behind his warlike tone addressed to the United States and Israel, his speech seemed to confirm that Hezbollah, an ally of Iran, fears a regional escalation.
Julien AnchaingNovember 8, 2023
Deadly Clashes in Beirut Amid Port Explosion Investigation
Shots were fired at a demonstration by Hezbollah and its allies, leaving at least six dead and several dozen wounded. Hezbollah fears it will be blamed in the judicial investigation of last year’s port explosion. This is the final blow for a profoundly corrupted regime.
Philippe AlcoyOctober 15, 2021
What Are the Prospects of the Popular Uprising in Lebanon?
On Monday, the Lebanese government resigned after coming under pressure from protesters who took over several ministries the weekend before. France’s Macron and other imperial powers are now trying to save the Lebanese regime by offering millions of euros.
Wadii AdiAugust 15, 2020
Lebanon’s Government Steps Down Amid Demonstrations Following Beirut Explosions
Following two massive explosions in Beirut on August 4 that left over 200 people dead, thousands have taken to the streets demanding government accountability. In response, Lebanon’s Cabinet has stepped down from government.
Helena Chen-CarlsonAugust 10, 2020
Explosions in Beirut: A Disaster in a Country in Crisis and Revolt
A double explosion devastated Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday. This disaster is a tragedy in a country which faces an economic and political crisis, marked by significant mobilizations for a year.
Nathan ErderofAugust 6, 2020
Large Blast Rattles the Port of Beirut in Lebanon
A large blast in the Lebanese capital of Beirut has just shook the city with reports of widespread destruction and a high number of injuries. Lebanon is currently in the midst of a social and economic crisis which has pushed Lebanese people to protest the deteriorating conditions in their country this past year.
Maryam AlanizAugust 4, 2020
Historic Strike in Lebanon: Migrant Workers Fight for Their Wages
Migrant garbage workers in Lebanon have begun a historic strike. Following months of demonstrations in the nation, foreign workers are fighting against the brutal “kafala” system that effectively ties migrants’ rights to their bosses.
Philippe AlcoyMay 24, 2020
New Protests in Lebanon against Banks and the Government
On Sunday, Lebanon’s streets were filled with demonstrations against the country’s banks and its government, which continue to drown thousands of families in an economic crisis that is deepening with the coronavirus pandemic.
Salvador SolerMay 2, 2020
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Resigns After 13 Days of Massive Protests
In a massive victory for the masses mobilizing in the streets of Lebanon, Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation as well as the cabinet's on Tuesday. For real change, it is time for the working class and youth to take the reins of leadership in the country.
Sou MiOctober 30, 2019