A Grand Serail guard, right, beats Abed al-Rahman al-Orabi at Dar al-Fatwa, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Prime Minister Tammam Salam apologized for an assault by his guards on reporters outside Dar al-Fatwa Sunday, calling for a full investigation into the incident.Salam also called for Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk to launch an investigation in to the incident, the statement said.However, Information Minister Ramzi Joreige condemned the assault on journalists in a statement.According to Shaaban, the whole incident broke out because security guards were mismanaging the entrance of some 40 photographers and journalists into the hall.Shaaban said that as soon as security guards began assaulting the journalist, all of the other photographers clicked away at their cameras, capturing photos of the brutal assault.
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