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90th day of Lebanon’s uprising

Protests have surged in Lebanon Tuesday, marking the 90th day of the nationwide uprising. After a period of relative calm over the holidays, flaming tires covered highways across the country in thick black smoke, as demonstrators brought traffic to a standstill.

  • Anti-government protesters block roads with burning tires in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Anti-government protesters block roads with burning tires in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

  • Anti-government protesters walk past the Central Bank in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Anti-government protesters block roads with burning tires in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

  • Anti-government protesters block roads in Sidon, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • Anti-government protesters block roads with burning tires in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

  • Anti-government protesters block roads in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

  • Anti-government protesters block roads with burning tires in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

  • Anti-government protesters block roads in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

  • Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in the northern port city of Tripoli, Jan. 14, 2020. AFP/Ibrahim CHALHOUB

  • Anti-government protesters throw tires from atop a bridge as they block roads in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

  • Anti-government protesters walk toward Hassan Diab s house in Beirut, Jan. 14, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

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