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98th day of Lebanon’s uprising

Protesters played a game of cat and mouse with security forces in the winding alleyways of Beirut’s downtown Wednesday evening, after the new government was inaugurated earlier in the morning.

  • An anti-government protester runs between tear gas canisters during clashes in Beirut, Jan. 22, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Anti-government protesters throw stones during clashes in Beirut, Jan. 22, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A man crosses a road blocked by burning tires in the capital Beirut, Jan. 22, 2020. AFP / IBRAHIM AMRO afp

  • Anti-government protesters throw firecrackers at riot police during a demonstration against the new government, near Parliament Square, in Beirut, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

  • Riot police use water cannon on protesters during clashes in Beirut, Jan. 22, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A man walks past the shattered window of a bank in the coastal city of Tripoli to the north of Lebanese capital Beirut, Jan. 22, 2020. AFP / Ibrahim CHALHOUB

  • Anti-government protesters shout slogans in Sidon, Jan. 22, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • Anti-government protesters burn a picture of Prime Minister Hassan Diab in Beirut, Jan. 22, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

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