Saad Hariri said he would submit his government's resignation after nearly two weeks of mass protests across the country.
Demonstrators joined hands from Tripoli to Tyre, a 170-kilometre chain running through the main protest hub in Beirut, as part of an unprecedented cross-sectarian mobilisation.
Lebanon's Cabinet approved sweeping reforms with no new taxes in hopes to appease hundreds of thousands of people who have been protesting for days, calling for indiscriminate accountability and for Prime Minister Saad Hariri's government to resign.
Amid Saudi offers of economic help and Iran’s military support, it might be harder than ever for Lebanon to insulate itself from regional conflict.
The UN’s days in Lebanon may now be numbered. Syrian refugees are trickling back to Syria against a shameful backdrop of UN failures.
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