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Lebanon gets new government amid deepening crisis

BBC News

September 10, 2021

A new government has been announced in Lebanon – over a year after the previous administration quit following the devastating Beirut port explosion.

Najib Mikati – Lebanon’s richest man – becomes prime minister, a position he has held twice before.

His appointment, along with the naming of a new cabinet, ends months of political paralysis.

It comes as Lebanon grapples with some of the severest domestic crises it has faced in its history.

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