Protesters remain united, blaming the establishment for corruption, unemployment and poor public services.
The top candidate to replace former premier Saad Hariri withdrew from consideration, after failing to secure the support of Lebanon's most senior Sunni cleric. The development could signal the return of Hariri to power.
The prime minister said he was unable to end the widespread political unrest threatening to upend the economy. Protesters have taken to the streets for nearly two weeks to demand a new political system.
The Lebanese government has announced economic reforms after meeting to discuss a rescue plan for the country's crumbling finances. With public discontent widespread, mass protests have continued.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun urged protesters to back proposed economic reforms and said he was ready to hear their demands. Still, the unprecedented anti-corruption protests seem set to continue.
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