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Lebanese people hold the Lebanese flag as they form a human chain, that stretched out along the coast from the capital Beirut to northern and southern Lebanon, symbolizing national unity.

Protesters in Lebanon formed a 105-mile human chain across the country in a show of unity after days of violent protest

Drone footage of the event shows scores of people waving flags and cheering across major roads and intersections.
U.S. Marines with the School of Infantry-East Color Guard stand at parade rest during a wreath laying ceremony on the anniversary of the bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon on Camp Geiger, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015.

36 years ago, the Beirut bombing took the lives of 220 US Marines, the worst single-day loss for the service since World War II’s Iwo Jima

Thirty-six years ago, two suicide bombers killed 241 American and 58 French military personnel, as well as six civilians, in Beirut, Lebanon.
Lebanese toddler Robin was serenaded with a rendition of 'Baby Shark' when he and his mother got stuck in demonstration traffic on Saturday.

Lebanese protesters staged an impromptu performance of ‘Baby Shark’ to comfort a toddler who got stuck in traffic from the demonstrations

Eliane Jabbour was driving outside Beirut on Saturday with her 15-month-old son Robin when they got caught in a crowd of demonstrators.
A protester waves a Lebanese flag at an anti-government demonstration on October 20, 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon.

Lebanon is swarming with protests that began over a proposed $0.20 WhatsApp tax but have since spiraled into chaos

People initially flooded the streets of cities like Beirut and Tripoli against a proposed tax but soon pushed back on wider issues like corruption.
Protesters gathered at Riyad el Soloh, Lebanon

Chaotic protests erupted in Lebanon after its cash-strapped government tried to launch a 20¢ per day tax on using WhatsApp and Skype

The proposal was later reversed by the Telecoms Minister Mohammed Chouccair after protests escalated, but demonstrations continued on Friday.
A file photo of Hezbollah supporters in Beirut, Lebanon, Jammal Trust Bank was sanctioned over links to the group.

The US put sanctions on a Hezbollah-linked bank, a likely show of support for Israel as conflict with Lebanon looms

The US sanctions came from the Department of Treasury's Office of Financial Control (OFAC) and targeted Jammal Trust Bank,

Singapore singer Taufik Batisah makes online plea for donations to bring home niece ‘trapped’ in Lebanon

The girl was first forcefully taken from her mother, and fresh accusations are now preventing them both from coming back to Singapore, he said.
Saad al-Hariri (right), Lebanon's prime minister, touted his relationship with Saudi Arabia after his mysterious disappearance in the kingdom last year. Here, a composite image of him and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left).

Lebanese prime minister, who got kidnapped in Saudi Arabia, says his relationship with the Saudis ‘couldn’t be better’

Saad al-Hariri mysteriously disappeared and resigned while visiting Saudi Arabia last year. He canceled his resignation upon returning home.
Syrian workers cutting the crops at a marijuana field in Lebanon.

Lebanon will legalize growing marijuana after McKinsey evaluated it as a boost for the country’s troubled economy

Lebanon wants a piece of the red-hot global cannabis market after the consulting firm McKinsey evaluated the economic impact of legalizing medical marijuana in the country.
UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) workers stand by aid parcels at the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, south of Damascus, Syria in this picture made available on February 26, 2014.

A UN aid group alleges the US won’t allow its money to go toward helping refugees in Syria and Lebanon

The US withheld $65 million allotted for the Palestinian group UNRWA and geographically dictated where their funds could go, according to the group.