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These protests continue through 2020, affecting Egypt’s foreign policy, either directly or indirectly. In this article, Daily News Egypt views those protests, in addition to the impact of US-Iran escalation on the uprisings in Iraq and Lebanon.
UN chief will work with new PM to achieve reform agenda
President called on security forces to protect peaceful protesters and prevent riots
People in the capital Damascus heard the sound of powerful explosions as a result of the firing of air defenses triggered by the missile attack.
Protesters block the streets condemning Diab’s designation
“Now we are waiting for January, either to reach an agreement or enter a fourth party in the negotiations,” the president said on GERD
New clashes break out between Lebanese army and Shi’ite supporters
Delay comes as police were reported to have used violence against protesters
Al-Khatib fails to gain Sunni support, withdraws candidacy
Late on Tuesday, hundreds of protesters participated in demonstrations against the formation a proposed government, hours after the Lebanese outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri declared his support for the nomination of the Businessman Samir Khatib to become the country’s next premier.
Quoted by Lebanese media, Hariri said on Tuesday, “It is clear that what’s more dangerous than the severe economic crisis Lebanon is going through, is the state of chronic denial that has been expressed on many occasions over the past weeks.”
During the blockage, protesters clashed with the Lebanese security forces.
Safadi said it is difficult to form a ‘harmonious government supported by all political parties’
“If people aren’t satisfied with any of these decent leaders let them immigrate,” says Aoun
Unlike Lebanon, Iraq protesters were faced by extreme violence
Lebanese banks reopen for customers amid third week of mass protests
The resignation of Lebanon’s government aimed to ease the unrest, but protesters vowed to demonstrate until all their demands are met, saying that the government’s fall was only one of their demands.
Scuffles erupted between Hezbollah supporters and protesters forcing the police to intervene
PM sets deadline to contain outrage, Hezbollah dismisses government resign calls
“Your voice is heard, and if you want early parliamentary election I am with you,” says PM
Samir Geagea announces the resignation of the party’s ministers, calling others to step down
Hezbollah leader said he rejects government resignation
Banque du Liban aims to issue regulations of financing fuel, medicine, and wheat imports on Tuesday
Hezbollah claimed it downed an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon on Monday
Israel said drone landed in southern Lebanon during routine operation
Nasrallah vowed to target Israel, saying “if there is any aggression against Lebanon, we will not consider any international borders, and if you attack us, your soldiers and settlements on the border and deep inside Israel will be targeted.”
Netanyahu says Israel responded with 100 shells, aerial fire, to Iran-backed group missiles
Israeli aircrafts frequently violate Lebanese airspace
Hezbollah destroys Israeli military vehicle with anti-tank missile
Strikes targeted Lebanon, Popular Mobilisation Forces strongholds in Iraq