11 Aug 2020

Middle East correspondent Sebastian Usher

From Nine To Noon, 9:30 am on 11 August 2020

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced overnight his government was resigning, as furious protesters took to the streets of Beirut following last week's devastating blast in the capital.

BBC Mideast correspondent Sebastian Usher joins Kathryn to talk about whether that will be enough to quell the anger directed at the country's ruling classes.

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Protesters try to scale Lebanon's Parliament buildings, left, while right, the scale of the damage to a building from the blast can be seen. Photo: AFP