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Is an attempt under way to destabilize Lebanon? For the fourth day today protesters in the streets opposing taxes and corruption from a government backed by the Iranian supported Hezbollah movement, arch enemies of Israel also considered a terrorist organization by the United States.

Media reports also speak of demonstrators calling for a "revolution" in the country. Yesterday a political party in Lebanon's Christian community, considered to be pro-US, withdrew its support from the government.

Street - Demonstrations - Conflict - Libya - Muammar

Street demonstrations led to the conflict in Libya that overthrew Muammar al-Qadaffi in 2011 and the eight-year long war in Syria that same year.

The government will roll out its plans for reform on Monday.

War - Enemy - Violence - Limits

"We are at war against a powerful enemy, who is willing to use violence without any limits"

The words of Chile's President Sebastian Pinera late tonight speaking from army headquarters.

Deaths - Torching - Garment - Factory - Santiago

There are now five deaths reported in the torching of a garment factory near Santiago, Chile after three deaths in the torching of a supermarket in the capital city itself, the first fatalities in the rioting in the streets of Chile this weekend.

The nationwide death toll in the rioting is now 10.

Protests - Days - Subway - Fares - Capital

Protests began several days ago against increased subway fares in the capital city and have expanded nationwide over the weekend.

By the middle of the day today protesters again on the streets of Santiago with tear gas being employed against them.

Curfews - Effect - Chile - Cities - Tonight

Curfews in effect in Chile's major cities overnight tonight.

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has the votes to pass his "deal" on Brexit tomorrow.

Test - Vote - Amendment - Vote - Parliament

A test vote came out of an amendment vote in Parliament Saturday showing Johnson seven votes short of victory in the House of Commons.

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage told "Sky News" today that the "European Research Group" Conservative Party members of the House of Commons who claim to support...
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