A security man was killed during clashes with demonstrators in downtown Beirut

Beirut-ALsharqiya August 8: A policeman was killed and at least 200 Lebanese protesters were wounded, according to the Lebanese Red Cross Society, during angry demonstrations and clashes in the capital, Beirut.

Hundreds of people gathered in Martyrs' Square in central Beirut, and a number of them clashed with riot police, who used tear gas canisters to disperse the demonstrators. According to Reuters, a number of them carried hangings and banners that chose officials between resignation and hanging.


The Iraqi judiciary issued an arrest warrant against the former Iraqi Minister of Communications Naim Al-Rubaie

The Ministerial Council for National Security in Iraq held an emergency session to discuss the implications of the missile strikes

The United States has warned that it will not tolerate attacks by loyalist factions.