The underlying issues of inequality, corruption and poverty are still dogging the region, ten years after the protests.
A power-sharing agreement that shares power between Lebanon's different sectarian communities is no longer fit for purpose.
From Chile to Lebanon and Iraq to Hong Kong, the same masks have become a common language to register dissent.
Site of some of the most iconic images from the ongoing protests, Lebanon's second largest city, Tripoli is a place of contrasts and extremes.
Why the armed group, Hezbollah, doesn't want ongoing protests to upset the ruling coalition in Lebanon.
Lebanon's 1989 peace deal ended a civil war by sharing political power between religious factions. That created a society profoundly divided by religion – something today's protesters hope to change.