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AP Explains: What is behind the Lebanese PM’s resignation

In this photo released on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 by Lebanon’s official government photographer Dalati Nohra, showing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s bombshell resignation in a televised speech from …

Behind Lebanon’s New Political Crisis – TIME

Few would have imagined, when a massive explosion killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in February 2005, that the aftershocks of the blast would be powerful enough to bring down Lebanon’s government six years later. The fragile coalition government led by Hariri’s son, Saad, collapsed on Wednesday in a dispute …