Supporters of Speaker Nabih Berri hold a demonstration in the southern city of Tyre, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Supporters of Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday rallied for the third consecutive day across Lebanon, with dozens waving banners and chanting slogans in Beirut and the southern city of Tyre.The protests broke out on the streets Monday in response to a viral video in which Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil is seen calling Berri a "thug," during a meet with supporters of his Free Patriotic Movement.Berri supporters were reported to have thrown stones at an FPM office in Beirut and gunshots were also heard, though their source could not be confirmed.
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