Riot police intervene as an anti-government protester tackles an Hezbollah supporter during clashes with anti-government protesters in Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. "I tried throughout this period to find a way out so we could listen to the people’s voices and protect the country," Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said hours after supporters of Iranian-backed Hezbollah attacked anti-government protesters in Beirut and destroyed their tents. Photographer: Hasan Shaaban/Bloomberg
Riot police intervene as an anti-government protester tackles a Hezbollah supporter during clashes in Beirut. Hasan Shaaban / Bloomberg

Hezbollah will go to great lengths to protect the power it has won over decades