In Lebanon, a new government has been installed to address the frustration of the public. But still, protesters take to the street. DW met with one of them.
The crisis-hit country won't pay a $1.2 billion Eurobond which is due next month. Prime Minister Hassan Diab says the national debt level, at 170% of GDP, is higher than his country can bear.
At least 350 people, including protesters and police, were injured as fresh demonstrations turned violent in Beirut. Citizens are protesting political paralysis that has led to a catastrophic economic downturn.
Police continue their clampdown on demonstrations in Lebanon. Three months into their protest movement, dissidents have turned on banks that are imposing informal capital controls to stave off a liquidity crunch.
Lebanon's president has postponed political consultations that were expected to rename Saad Hariri as prime minister. Protesters have chanted slogans against Hariri, calling for a revolution to tackle the crisis.
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