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Anti-Government Protesters Pour Into Downtown Beirut

Thousands of protesters flooded downtown Beirut late Saturday as a demonstration against poor garbage collection blossomed into demands that Lebanon’s long-standing political class step down from power. Thousands poured into a major square in central Beirut, waving Lebanese flags and shouting anti-government slogans. Garbage has been piling up on the streets of Beirut since Lebanon's largest landfill shut down last month. This led to the creation of the "You Stink"...

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