Lebanese army

Special Lebanese army uses tear gas against retired soldiers protesting against pension cuts

Lebanese army uses tear gas against retired soldiers protesting against pension cuts

  • About 2,000 former military personnel attempted to prevent the Cabinet from meeting to approve a new budget law that affects their pensions
  • Meanwhile, the Cabinet appointed Gen. Hassan Awde as the army’s new chief of staff, promoting him to the rank of major general
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·