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Lebanon’s Prime Minister, Cabinet Resign Amid Beirut Blast Outrage

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab resigned from his position on Monday. ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES
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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his resignation along with the country’s Cabinet on Monday after last week’s explosion fueled widespread protests over long-term government neglect and corruption.

Diab publicized his decision in a televised address to the nation hours after Lebanon’s Cabinet folded, calling the explosion a “disaster beyond measure” and asking the Lebanese people to hold the forces accountable who “have led the country to this state of corruption and destruction.”

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