Lebanon's PM Hariri Announces Resignation Amid Unprecedented Protests Against Government

Hariri's decision defies Hezbollah, whose leader, Nasrallah has twice said he was against such a step, citing the risk of a dangerous void

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Anti-government protesters chant slogans against the Lebanese government as they hold Lebanese flags, during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon, October 26, 2019.
Anti-government protesters chant slogans against the Lebanese government as they hold Lebanese flags, during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon, October 26, 2019. Credit: Bilal Hussein,AP
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Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri speaks during a news conference after a cabinet session at the Baabda palace, Lebanon October 21, 2019.Credit: \ MOHAMED AZAKIR/ REUTERS
Hezbollah supporters clash with Lebanese riot policemen during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon, October 29, 2019. Credit: Bilal Hussein,AP

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