Monday 25 June 2018

Lebanese govt collapses as PM Mikati resigns

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced the resignation of his government yesterday, citing divisions on several domestic issues, and called for the formation of a national unity government. "I announce the resignation of th


Lebanon at breaking point, needs help: PM

  Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati has urged Arab states to help his country cope with a flood of Syrian refugees who are stretching its scarce resources and will need at least $370 million in support this year.


Lebanon PM announces new government

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced on Monday a long-delayed new government dominated by allies of Iranian-backed Hezbollah, which is likely to cause alarm among Western powers. Mikati was appointed to form a government aft


Hariri bloc will not join new govt

Lebanon's former premier Saad Al-Hariri and his political allies will not join the government of his successor, Hezbollah-backed Najib Mikati, sources close to Hariri said on Thursday.    Mikati started talks on Thursda

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