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Security forces use excessive force against protesters at the entrance of the Lebanese Association of Banks building, in #Beirut, #Lebanon.
Security forces use excessive force against protesters at the entrance of the Lebanese Association of Banks building, in Beirut, Lebanon.
A member of the Lebanese security forces hugs his sister during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in #Lebanon's southern city of #Saida. (Ratib Al Safadi)
A member of the Lebanese security forces hugs his sister during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Lebanon’s southern city of Saida. (Ratib Al Safadi)
The movie character “The #Joker” as a street art poster created by the collective @Ashekman in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Ashekman)
The movie character “The Joker” as a street art poster created by the collective Ashekman in Beirut, Lebanon. (Ashekman)
A woman reads a book as she sits on the side of the road during an ongoing anti-government protest in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
A woman reads a book as she sits on the side of the road during an ongoing anti-government protest in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
School students take part in an ongoing anti-government protest, in #Saida, #Lebanon. (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
School students take part in an ongoing anti-government protest, in Saida, Lebanon. (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
People attend an anti-government protest in #Ashrafieh, #Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
People attend an anti-government protest in Ashrafieh, Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
A street flowers vendor takes a nap at the Martyrs square where anti-government protesters hold their ongoing protest against the government, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
A street flowers vendor takes a nap at the Martyrs square where anti-government protesters hold their ongoing protest against the Lebanese government, in Beirut. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Supporters of the #Amal group shout slogans as hold up a portrait of Parliament Speaker Nabih #Berri, while they gathering on a road that leads to his residence in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Supporters of the Amal group shout slogans as hold up a portrait of Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, right, and Shiite cleric Imam Moussa al-Sadr, while they gathering on a road that leads to his residence in a show of strength amid some calls by activists to protest near his house in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Anti-government protesters listen on a phone to the broadcasted speech by the President Michel #Aoun in the capital #Beirut's downtown district, in #Lebanon. (Patrick BAZ / AFP)
Anti-government protesters listen on a phone to the broadcasted speech by the President Michel Aoun in the capital Beirut’s downtown district, in Lebanon. (Patrick BAZ / AFP)
Protesters hold a candlelight vigil during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in #Lebanon's capital #Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Protesters hold a candlelight vigil during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Lebanon’s capital Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Demonstrators walk on the street during a protest in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Goran Tomasevic / REUTERS)
Demonstrators walk on the street during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon. (Goran Tomasevic / REUTERS)
Protesters are reflected in the glass window of a building as they march during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in #Lebanon's capital #Beirut. (Joseph EID / AFP)
Protesters are reflected in the glass window of a building as they march during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Lebanon’s capital Beirut. (Joseph EID / AFP)
Protesters set the #Israel flag ablaze as riot police officers remove anti-government protesters blocking the road at the ring-bridge in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Protesters set the Israeli flag ablaze as riot police officers remove anti-government protesters blocking the road at the ring-bridge in Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Protesters chant national songs during an anti-government demonstration in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Patrick BAZ / AFP)
Protesters chant national songs during an anti-government demonstration in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Patrick BAZ / AFP)
A woman drives through burning tires blocking a highway in #Lebanon 's northern port city of #Byblos ( #Jbeil). (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A woman drives through burning tires blocking a highway in Lebanon’s northern port city of Byblos (Jbeil). (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Women carry candles and Lebanese flags as they march during ongoing anti-government protests in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Andres Martinez Casares / REUTERS)
Women carry candles and Lebanese flags as they march during ongoing anti-government protests in Beirut, Lebanon. (Andres Martinez Casares / REUTERS)
Supporters of Hassan #Nasrallah, the head of #Hezbollah, watch him speak through a giant screen at a mosque in #Beirut's southern suburbs in #Lebanon. (AFP)
Supporters of Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Hezbollah, watch him speak through a giant screen at a mosque in Beirut’s southern suburbs in Lebanon. (AFP)
Demonstrators wave Lebanese flags during a protest in #Tripoli, #Lebanon. (Goran Tomasevic / REUTERS)
Demonstrators wave Lebanese flags during a protest in Tripoli, Lebanon. (Goran Tomasevic / REUTERS)
Protesters stage a mock hanging in a symbolic performance against sectarianism (C), civil war (R) and corruption during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Patrick BAZ / AFP)
Protesters stage a mock hanging in a symbolic performance against sectarianism (C), Lebanon’s 1975-90 civil war (R) and corruption during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Patrick BAZ / AFP)
A supporter of President Michel #Aoun holds his picture during a counter-protest near the presidential palace in #Baabda, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
A supporter of President Michel Aoun holds his picture during a counter-protest near the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Demonstrators shout during a protest in #Tripoli, #Lebanon. (Goran Tomasevic / REUTERS)
Demonstrators shout during a protest in Tripoli, Lebanon. (Goran Tomasevic / REUTERS)
Graffiti on top of the Dome City Center known as "The Egg", next to the Mohammed al-Amin mosque, in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Jean Marc MOJON / AFP)
Graffiti on top of the Dome City Center known as “The Egg”, next to the Mohammed al-Amin mosque, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Jean Marc MOJON / AFP)
Demonstrators chant slogans as they protest outside the #Touch telecommunications building in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Andres Martinez Casares / REUTERS)
Demonstrators chant slogans as they protest outside the Touch telecommunications building in Beirut, Lebanon. (Andres Martinez Casares / REUTERS)
University students perform aerobatics as they take part in an anti-government protest in the downtown area of the capital #Beirut, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
University students perform aerobatics as they take part in an anti-government protest in the downtown area of the capital Beirut, Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A woman uses a mobile phone as she takes part in a march during ongoing anti-government protests in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Andres Martinez Casares / REUTERS)
A woman uses a mobile phone as she takes part in a march during ongoing anti-government protests in Beirut, Lebanon. (Andres Martinez Casares / REUTERS)
A demonstrator, wearing a headband with Lebanese flags attached, take part in ongoing anti-government protests in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Andres Martinez Casares / Reuters)
A demonstrator, wearing a headband with Lebanese flags attached, take part in ongoing anti-government protests in Beirut, Lebanon. (Andres Martinez Casares / Reuters)
Students gesture and shout slogans during a protest in the southern city of #Saida, where teachers and students went on strike, #Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)
Students gesture and shout slogans during a protest in the southern city of Saida, where teachers and students went on strike, Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)
Arabic revolutionary placards set to be taken for free by anti-government protesters at the Martyrs square, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Arabic revolutionary placards set to be taken for free by anti-government protesters at the Martyrs square, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Anti-government protesters shout slogans after they enter the building of the Lebanese Association of Banks and locked the main entrance by a chain and lock, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Anti-government protesters shout slogans after they enter the building of the Lebanese Association of Banks and locked the main entrance by a chain and lock, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Anti-government protesters wave Iraq and #Lebanon flags during ongoing protests in #Baghdad, #Iraq. (Hadi Mizban / AP)
Anti-government protesters wave Iraq and Lebanon flags during ongoing protests in Baghdad, Iraq. (Hadi Mizban / AP)
Anti-government protesters light flares and chant slogans against the Lebanese government, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Anti-government protesters light flares and chant slogans against the Lebanese government, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Police remove anti-government protesters blocking a main highway in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Police remove anti-government protesters blocking a main highway in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
An anti-government protester smokes a water pipe as others block a main highway in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
An anti-government protester smokes a water pipe as others block a main highway in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Players of #Lebanon’s Al Ahed celebrate during the awarding ceremony after the #AFC Cup Final football match against 4.25 SC of the Democratic Republic of #Korea (DPRK) in #KualaLumpur, #Malaysia. (Chong Voon Chung / Xinhua)
Players of Al Ahed FC celebrate during the awarding ceremony after the AFC Cup Final football match between Al Ahed FC of Lebanon and 4.25 SC of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Chong Voon Chung / Xinhua)
Anti-government protesters chant slogans as they hold a placard in Arabic that reads "Justice should hold accountable all the thieves," during ongoing protests against the government, in front of the Justice Palace in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
Anti-government protesters chant slogans as they hold a placard in Arabic that reads “Justice should hold accountable all the thieves,” during ongoing protests against the government, in front of the Justice Palace in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
An anti-government school student shouts slogans, during ongoing protests against the government in front the education ministry, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
An anti-government school student shouts slogans, during ongoing protests against the government in front the education ministry, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
A man holds a sign that reads "Honk if you're with the revolution" in #Saida, #Lebanon. (Mohammed Zaatari / The Daily Star)
A man holds a sign that reads “Honk if you’re with the revolution” in Saida, Lebanon. (Mohammed Zaatari / The Daily Star)
A protester blocks a highway with his motorcycle during continuing anti-government demonstrations, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Joseph Eid / AFP / Getty Images)
A protester blocks a highway with his motorcycle during continuing anti-government demonstrations, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Joseph Eid / AFP / Getty Images)
A protestor demanding the right for #women to pass the Lebanese nationality to their children, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Baydoun / Al Araby)
A protestor demanding the right for women to pass the Lebanese nationality to their children, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Baydoun / Al Araby)
A #French photographer is attacked by #Hezbollah supporters while covering clashes between them and anti-government protesters in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (AP)
A French photographer is attacked by Hezbollah supporters while covering clashes between them and anti-government protesters in Beirut, Lebanon. (AP)
People gather at Bechara El-Khoury Avenue to call protesters for them to continue the demonstrations until a new government formed as they march from Martyrs Square and Riyadh al-Solh Square in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (MAHMUT GELDI / ANADOLU AGENCY)
People gather at Bechara El-Khoury Avenue to call protesters for them to continue the demonstrations until a new government formed as they march from Martyrs Square and Riyadh al-Solh Square in Beirut, Lebanon. (MAHMUT GELDI / ANADOLU AGENCY)
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