New Lebanese interior minister says he won't permit attacks on security forces amid angry rioting that has gripped the country's capital

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1 April 2020
Beirut: Security forces placing concrete barriers around parliament square where confrontations with stone throwing protesters have been taking place
A number of protesters gathered in front of the Al-Omari Mosque in Al-Najma Square, amidst tight security reinforcements to prevent confrontations
A local bank covered with metal in protection against possible attack in Beirut Lebanon. Protesters have attacked banks in recent weeks amid unprecedented capital control
New Lebanese interior minister says he won't permit attacks on security forces amid angry rioting that has gripped the country's capital
Lebanon MFA Nassif Hitti to the Voice of Lebanon: my account was hacked, no truth in the news of Syrian MFA death
The security forces withdrew from the last points of confrontation with the demonstrators in Beirut
Hebzollah media publish a video of what they describe as drilling by an Israeli civilian company near the town of al-Adisah in Lebanon. The drilling may be connected to the Israeli army's installation of tunnel-detecting sensors along the Lebanon border
Demonstrators using fireworks against security forces on Parliament square in Beirut
Security reinforcements with armoured carriers arrived at Parliament Square in Beirut
Clashes between demonstrators and security forces in downtown Beirut
Protestors removing tiles from different corners around the Beirut souks to break them down & use them against riot police as video shows. Many Lebanese have it for "Solidère" as they say it ripped Beirut out of its identity
Clashes between security forces and protesters have spread to Beirut market
Meanwhile; more protestors are joining. A group protesting in front of the central bank are making their way to Down Town Beirut.
Lebanese Red Cross: 5 wounded so far have been transferred to the local hospitals and 3 support teams went to the scene during a demonstration in downtown Beirut
Clashes between protesters and security forces has moved to the entrance opposite the Beirut market
Beirut: It's 5pm and riot police outside parliament have continuously been using multiple water cannon against protesters outside parliament for the past 15 minutes.
Protesters try to protect themselves with a white sheet from the water cannons near Lebanon Parliament
Clashes between demonstrators and riot police in the vicinity of the parliament in central Beirut
French President: We will do everything we can to help Lebanon overcome its crisis
Lebanon PM Diab says dismissing central bank governor currently not an option
Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab arrives in Baabda Palace before the first meeting of the new cabinet
Lebanese security forces have deployed water cannon
Protesters are throwing rocks at security forces near Lebanon Parliament
Downtown Beirut in front of Parliament: people are starting to throw firecrackers and Molotov cocktails at the police line
Associated Press photographer Hussein Mulla was hit by pepper spray by security forces while covering the protests in central Beirut. @AP
Rioters near Lebanon Parliament throwing metal barriers at security forces behind the fence
The arrival of a new group of demonstrators at the entrance to Parliament Square
Beirut-Damascus international highway cut with burning tires at Shawayat junction2 month ago
Beirut-Damascus international highway cut with burning tires at Shawayat junction
Protests are taking place in a number of places around Lebanon. Near Nejmeh Square, where some are trying to break through the metal barriers to enter Parliament, a few are reporting the use of a liquid chemical that is sprayed and causes a burning wound
Demonstrators are throwing iron barriers and stones at riot police in downtown Beirut
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