Lebanon News

Downtown Beirut to be closed as Parliament meets

BEIRUT: The Internal Security Forces announced Tuesday that major streets and areas would be closed during two parliamentary sessions Wednesday and Thursday, the National News Agency reported. 

Due to the consecutive sessions, Downtown Beirut will be almost entirely closed, save for those who have special access. Banks Street will be closed from 7 a.m. until the end of the session, as will the area from Zoukak al-Blat Mosque to Riad al-Solh and the Markaziah Building.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 21, 2014, on page 4.




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