Clashes return to restive Lebanese city after death of protester

Clashes returned to Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli on Thursday, shattering a brief period of calm after overnight clashes between security forces and protesters that left one man dead. Tripoli has been roiled since Monday by street protests against a coronavirus lockdown and economic woes in the country. Protesters tried to storm a government building in the centre of the city, prompting riot police to use tear gas to disperse the protesters who were hurling stones at them. The clashes came after a protester died earlier Thursday from injuries he had sustained in the overnight clashes betw…

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