UNESCO places the ruins of the Kingdom of Saba in modern-day Yemen, the historic center of Odesa, Ukraine, and the Rachid Karameh International Fair in Tripoli, Lebanon, on its list of World Heritage Sites in Danger. UNESCO cites ongoing conflicts and lack of funding due to the Lebanese liquidity crisis as the reasons for their inclusion.
Three Hamas members are killed and six more injured during a dispute with Fatah gunmen in Tyre, Lebanon, at the funeral of a Hamas member killed two days ago during an accidental explosion at the Burj el-Shemali camp.
Interim Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri resigns after both failing to form a new government in the past eight months and reaching an impasse with President Michel Aoun on adopting some constitutional amendments. Supporters of Hariri and his party Future Movement subsequently protest in Beirut, where they clashed with riot police, and blocked roads in Tripoli and Tyre.
Protests erupt in major cities across Lebanon for the second day over the country's continuing economic problems. Banks and vehicles are set on fire, and clashes between the protestors and the army in Tripoli leave around 40 soldiers injured.
One person is shot dead and three others wounded by gunfire in clashes in a pro-Syrian government neighbourhood of Tripoli, Lebanon. [http:--www.france24.com-en-20120608-lebanon-one-killed-pro-syrian-regime-neighbourhood (France 24)]date=August 2019