Photo of the Day: Demonstrators stand close to a fire during protests over deteriorating economic conditions, Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 18, 2019 (📸: Reuters/Mohamed Azakir) . . . #beirut #lebanon #protest #potd #photooftheday
Protest in Beirut, triggered by a proposed WhatsApp tax, continue to grow with people calling for the government to resign
IN PICTURES: Demonstrators carrying Lebanese flags blocked roads and started fires around downtown Beirut. Read more about the economic crisis and potential austerity budget that sparked the protests in @business :
#UPDATE : Saudi Arabia’s embassy announced that the Beirut'>Lancaster Plaza Beirut hotel in the Raouche neighborhood is a gathering point from which Saudi nationals can be transported to Beirut airport #LebanonProtests
In 1983, roughly 1,800 Marines were in Beirut to keep the peace in a Nation torn apart by Civil War. Terrorists had bombed the U.S. Embassy earlier that year, killing 63 people, including 17 Americans...
We are gathered together on this solemn occasion to fulfill our most reverent and sacred duty. 35 years ago, 241 American service members were murdered in the terrorist attack on our Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. Today, we honor our fallen heroes...
We will never forget the 241 American service members killed by Hizballah in Beirut. They died in service to our nation.
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