The country's deeply divided political class has so far failed to reach any consensus on a suitable candidate to be prime minister, a position always held by a Sunni Muslim.
Turkey’s top officials have visited Lebanon’s capital following a massive deadly explosion shaking Beirut this week.
Anti-government protesters gathered outside the country's interior ministry, protesting against the Lebanese speaker's security forces who clashed with them earlier, after they tried to stage a sit-in outside the speaker's residence.
Saad al Hariri’s resignation as prime minister has left Lebanon without a government for nearly three months, in a time the country has been trying to recover from a deep economic crisis.
Tuesday marks the 71st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The road opened after security forces fired tear gas amid overnight confrontations between Hezbollah supporters and demonstrators protesting against Lebanon’s political elite.
Protesters vowed to prevent the session and demand politicians to listen to the people instead.
Samir Geagea, who heads the right-wing Lebanese Forces party, said late Saturday he no longer believes the current national unity government headed by Premier Saad Hariri can steer the country out of a deepening economic crisis.
At the recent Arab League summit in Lebanon, the signs of Syria's reinclusion were clear.
As Lebanon failed to agree on a new government, the Arab League economic summit in Beirut will be postponed, said Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. He also asserted Syria should return to the League.
During its first session following the general election, the Lebanese parliament re-elected Hezbollah ally Nahib Berri, who won at least half of the votes, as its speaker.
US diplomat Frederic Hof had previously proposed a maritime demarcation line that would give Lebanon around two-thirds and Israel around one-third of a disputed triangular area of sea of around 860 square kilometres.
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