Violent clashes over the weekend in Beirut, Lebanon

Protest organizers in Beirut have postponed further demonstrations after violent clashes over the weekend led to one death and left dozens of people injured.

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The protests began after the government's inability to handle a garbage crisis after the country’s largest landfill was closed last month. The situation has evolved into a call for a new government.

Kuwait and Bahrain have issued notices to citizens to avoid travel to Lebanon at this time.