October 21, 2019 / 6:13 AM / a month ago

Lebanon cabinet to meet at presidential palace amid protests: NNA

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s cabinet will convene on Monday at the Baabda palace, the National News Agency said as protests grip the country in the biggest show of dissent against the ruling elite in decades.

Officials told Reuters on Sunday that Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri agreed a package of reforms with government partners to ease a crisis that has driven hundreds of thousands of protesters into the streets for four days.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman

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