Sat, 09 Nov 2019 12:25 - Updated Sat, 09 Nov 2019 12:25
Lebanon's grand mufti calls for protesters' demands to be met
BEIRUT - Lebanon’s grand mufti, the top cleric for Sunni Muslims, called on Saturday for those in power to meet protesters’ demands of ending corruption and sectarianism.
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Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian also said the time had come for the prompt formation of a national emergency government of experts, in a televised address on the occasion of Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.
The country is in political turmoil after a wave of protests that prompted the resignation of Saad al-Hariri as prime minister last week.Reuters
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HONG KONG - Hong Kong protesters are planning a 24th straight weekend of pro-democracy rallies, including inside shopping malls across the Chinese-ruled city on Sunday, some of which have started peacefully in recent weeks and descended into violent chaos.
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