People gather in Dahr al-Baidar for a protest against the Ain Dara cement factory, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (Source: social media)
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Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb Saturday vowed to prevent the establishment of a controversial cement factory in the Mount Lebanon town of Ain Dara.Earlier this week, Fattoush was accused of sending in 14 gunmen in black T-shirts to force the transfer of equipment to the construction site, access to which has been blocked by protesters.Fattoush already owns several quarries in Dahr al-Baidar, located between Mount Lebanon and the Bekaa Valley, at an altitude of more than 1,500 meters.Ain Dara Mayor Fouad Haydamous told residents.
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