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In Lebanon, the judge resigned after a scandal in the media with the US Ambassador

A judge from the Lebanese city of tyre Muhammad Masih, issued a verdict banning the Lebanese journalists to interview the U.S. Ambassador in Beirut, Dorothy Shea, has resigned, according to the Lebanese TV channel "al-Mayadin".

Mazeh judge on Friday ruled the ban to the media in connection with the statements of the American Ambassador in interview to TV channel "al-Hadas", which was regarded as a blatant interference in the internal Affairs of Lebanon and aimed at destabilizing the situation in the country. For violating an order the judge imposed a fine in the amount of 200 thousand dollars and the revocation of the license. American diplomat in an interview with broadcasting from Dubai channel "al-Hadas" he accused the Shiite party Hezbollah that it does not make a decision that would help Lebanon emerge from the economic crisis, depriving the country of billions of dollars.

In Beirut, the participant of the protest action received a gunshot wound

Unknown opened fire during protests in the district of Shatila in Beirut, was shot and wounded one of the protesters, the army intervened to restore order, according to a press report of the command of the Lebanese army.

In Beirut, as in other areas of the country, renewed unrest on the background of continuing deteriorating financial and economic situation in the country with a sharp increase of prices and fall of the national currency against the dollar. Protesters block roads and call on the authorities to immediately initiate action to save the country from complete economic collapse.

In Lebanon are investigating the explosion on the route of the motorcade of ex-Premier

Lebanese security services are investigating the cause of the explosion, which happened near the motorcade of Lebanese ex-Premier Saad Hariri during his visit to the Eastern Bekaa valley, on June 17, said the press office of Hariri on the social network Twitter.

Earlier, the Arabic television channel "al-Hadas" reported that the explosion occurred near Hariri's convoy of 30 vehicles, when he was returning to Beirut from the Eastern Bekaa after a meeting with living there, prominent Sunni religious leader Sheikh Khalil al-Mays. According to TV channel, on the route of the motorcade was blown up by a missile, and intelligence agencies are now trying to determine where she was running.

In Lebanon detained over 35 participants of pogroms and collisions

Military security forces arrested 36 rioters and clashes with the army and the police, the press service of the Ministry of defence of Lebanon.

On Monday, the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Hassan Diyab stated the need to identify and arrest all the masterminds and perpetrators of the pogroms and clashes with police. The Prime Minister said that certain forces within the country and abroad are trying to destabilize the situation in Lebanon and endangering civil society, and private and public property.

The Lebanese army is amassing forces to disperse demonstrators in downtown Beirut

The Lebanese army arrived at the Central square of Riyadh-es-Solh to disperse demonstrators who had set fire to tires and blocked entrances to the square, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Between the military and demonstrators clashed after a group of people tried to approach the government building. The demonstrators began to throw aside the custody order stones and firecrackers. The military responded with tear gas.

The demonstrators blocked the centre of Beirut, burning tires

Riots resumed in Beirut amid reports of a sharp drop in the national currency. The demonstrators blocked the Central streets and squares of burning tires, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Hundreds of people on bikes flock to the area of Riyadh as-Sulh and died near government buildings. The demonstrators burned tires and chanted anti-government slogans and slogans against the policies of the US and its allies.

Lebanese Prime Minister assessed the situation in the country

Lebanon stopped trying to incite conflict on religious grounds, plans to plunge the country into civil strife still valid, said Prime Minister Hassan Diyab.

In the heart of Beirut June 6, held mass demonstration against the economic policies of the state and the deterioration of living conditions of the population amid soaring prices and the financial crisis. The protest escalated into riots and clashes with police. Later appeared the video, where a group of people shouting insults to the Shiite and Christian faiths, which led to clashes with the use of weapons in different parts of the Lebanese capital. The situation was stabilized after the intervention of the army.

In Beirut, police used tear gas against demonstrators

The demonstrators began to massacre the Parliament building in downtown Beirut, hundreds of people breaking glass Windows and pelted the guards with stones, the correspondent of RIA Novosti from the event.

Security forces used tear gas to disperse the crowd. To the place of profit additional forces.

From Beirut, flew to export the flight with the Russians

The airline "UTair" has taken another group of Russians from Beirut to Moscow, the flight took off from Riyadh, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The Russian airlines plane arrived from Riyadh in the Lebanese capital on Friday. On the flight to Beirut signed up 14 people.

Lebanon would open its border with Syria for two days for their citizens

The Lebanese authorities decided to open the land border with Syria, on 2 and 4 June for its citizens and members of their families wishing to return home, said Tuesday in a statement, the interior Ministry of Lebanon.

According to authorities, the border will be open from 9.00 to 16.00 for the citizens of Lebanon and close members of their families who are in Syria and want to return home.

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