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Hezbollah Candidate Wins Backing for PM

68 members of Lebanon’s 128-seat parliament chose Najib Mikati as a replacement for acting Prime Minister Saad Hariri. Mr. Mikati has already served as prime minister of Lebanon in 2005.  The change is significant as it cements Hezbollah’s rise to leadership of the small fragmented country. In a show of defiance and rage at what… Continue Reading