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Rioters set fire to U.S. Embassy in Beirut after Hezbollah calls for 'day of rage'

• by Dave Hodges

One man was seen scaling a fence outside of the embassy, waving a Palestinian flag above the crowd, which also flew Hamas flags. Rioters also set fire to a building behind the embassy gates.

The protestors marched on the buildings following a statement from Hezbollah, an Iran-backed terrorist group in Lebanon, telling the Arab world to protest in front of Israeli embassies, blaming Israel for the explosion at the hospital. The protestors were a mix of Pro-Palestinian and Hezbollah supporters. The UN has said that Israel was not responsible for the blast.

Rioters assembled in front of the US and French embassies, claiming that US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron are responsible for the airstrikes in Gaza by providing military aid to Israel. Israel doesn't have an embassy in Lebanon.