“In a country that has the largest economic, social, environmental, constitutional, and political crisis in history, it is not strange that Tripoli is protesting, it is strange that the rest of the regions are silent,” wrote TV host Hicham Haddad.
However, it’s worth noting that people in Beirut, Sidon, and Tyre took to the streets in solidarity with the hundreds of protesters of Tripoli, rising up against the deteriorating situation, the lockdown, poverty, and lack of government support.
Now, Michel Aoun is reportedly looking for a way to extend his presidency because according to an FPM MP, “not extending President Aoun’s mandate is an injustice against him and a portion of the Lebanese population.”
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