One year on from its uprising, with much of Beirut in ruins, Lebanon is in the depths of despair. Yet a way forward out the abyss remains possible.
As Lebanon appeals to the IMF for aid, it crushes renewed protests at home with deadly force. The Diab government offers little hope of better days ahead, analysts and activists tell Al-Jumhuriya.
Lebanon's new cabinet seeks to quash the popular uprising by force, but bullets and tear gas won't save it from the economic ruin facing the country, analysts tell Al-Jumhuriya.