Lebanon’s Nasrallah backs government amid raging protests

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY VIDEO) — Lebanon’s influential Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said on Saturday that the Shia movement does not want the government to resign, as mass anti-government protests entered its third day.

Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who has accused rival groups in the government of blocking his reforms, has given them 72 hours to find a solution.

At least two people have been killed in demonstrations pushing for political change and reforms to reduce the cost of living.


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