Prime Minister Hassan Diab has announced his cabinet - chosen after intense wrangling by the Shi’ite Hezbollah and its allies.
Following a months-long political vacuum, Lebanon has formed a new government made up of specialist ministers, with Prime Minister Hassan Diab promising to address the demands of the recent protest movement.
At least 350 people, including protesters and police, were injured as fresh demonstrations turned violent in Beirut. Citizens are protesting political paralysis that has led to a catastrophic economic downturn.
Police continue their clampdown on demonstrations in Lebanon. Three months into their protest movement, dissidents have turned on banks that are imposing informal capital controls to stave off a liquidity crunch.
Lebanon's capital has been shaken by violent clashes between police and supporters of opposing political camps. The country is trying to form a new government, but talks have been deadlocked since October.
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