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Win for Hezbollah as Saudi-backed Lebanese premier resigns

The writing has been on the wall in Lebanon since early summer. Many expected the marriage of convenience between Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri and President Michel Aoun to snap — but not as abruptly as it did on Saturday. Hariri announced his resignation in a televised address delivered from Riyadh. Aoun was neither consulted nor […]

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