A protester holds a flare as other chant slogans against the Lebanese government in Beirut. Photo: AP Photo

Embattled Lebanon President Michel Aoun pledges reforms as rival protests grip capital

  • Anti-government protests began on October 17, with demonstrators accusing the political class of mismanagement and corruption
Topic |   Middle East

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A protester holds a flare as other chant slogans against the Lebanese government in Beirut. Photo: AP Photo
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A demonstrator wears a mask to protect himself from tear gas during a protest in Baghdad. Photo: Reuters

Violent protests rock Iraq and Lebanon. What about Iran?

  • Protests threaten Iran’s regional influence at a time when it is struggling under crippling US sanctions
  • Head of Iran’s elite Quds Force: ‘We in Iran know how to deal with protests’
Topic |   Iran

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A demonstrator wears a mask to protect himself from tear gas during a protest in Baghdad. Photo: Reuters
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