Protest outside the Business and Economics Faculty of the Lebanese University in Tripoli. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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The appointment of a new Christian director for Lebanese University's Economics and Business faculty in Tripoli sparked a new round of protests Friday.Students blocked the entrance to their university buildings in the morning, a day after Jamila Yammin was appointed as the new director for the faculty. The protesters and political parties in Tripoli are demanding a Sunni Muslim director for the faculty, also known as the Third Branch, since the two other major branches are headed by a Shiite and a Christian.
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