Weekly Summaries

10th of August – 16th of August

Lebanon’s government resigns

On Monday, the 10th of August the prime minister of Lebanon, Hassan Diab, and his cabinet resigned. During an address which was broadcasted on television Hassan Diab sayed that he and his cabinet ministers had constantly been prevented from taking any kind of action by political enemies. The announcement came after an enormous explosion had shattered Lebanon’s capital Beirut last week. The parties in the Parliament are now consulting with the President, Michel Aoun, on the next prime minister.

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