Sara Jaafar joined a group of political activists gathered on Aug. 4 to discuss strategies to challenge Lebanon’s entrenched rulers when their building was shaken and the windows blasted out by the giant explosion that rocked Beirut.
A demonstrator waves the Lebanese flag during protests near the site of the blast at the Beirut's port area on August 11, 2020. (Reuters)
Hassan Nasrallah called out
Hezbollah’s Hassan Nasrallah gives a televised speech following Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Aug. 7, 2020. (Reuters)
Hezbollah at the heart of the elite
Update: Closer video shows the gunfire battle between #Hezbollah supporters and Sunni Arab residents of #Beirut's Khaldeh area, according to footage being shared online.#Lebanonhttps://t.co/0yp6u81hwl pic.twitter.com/Y8aVyHVwSg— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 27, 2020
Hezbollah and the Beirut explosion
Watch: #Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah calls on his supporters to boycott Al Arabiya and Al Hadath, threatening to cut off broadcasts of the news channels.#Lebanonhttps://t.co/KEbi0pxP0D pic.twitter.com/gtd2rYADX3— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 29, 2020