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Lebanon Announces New Government Headed by Former Prime Minister

HeadlineSep 13, 2021

In Lebanon, a new government has been announced over one year after the devastating explosion at the Port of Beirut, which killed over 200 people and led to the resignation of then-Prime Minister Hassan Diab. Lebanon’s richest man, Najib Mikati, will serve as prime minister, a post he has already held twice before. Lebanon is in the midst of growing social unrest and what the World Bank says is one of the worst economic depressions in modern history.

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