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Hezbollah and Allies Lose Majority in Lebanon Parliament

HeadlineMay 17, 2022

In Lebanon, Hezbollah and its political allies have lost their majority in Parliament after final results from Sunday’s election showed no outright winner. The inconclusive outcome leaves Lebanon’s Parliament split among several camps, even as the nation grapples with soaring inflation, rampant poverty and corruption. It was Lebanon’s first election since a devastating economic collapse in 2019 and the massive 2020 explosion at the Port of Beirut that killed at least 215 people while destroying entire neighborhoods.

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