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Outgoing Lebanese PM slams Iran for meddling

Lebanon's outgoing prime minister slammed on Thursday what he called Iran's "flagrant intervention" in Lebanese and Arab affairs, saying his country will not be an Iranian protectorate.Full story

Protesters set fire to al Jazeera vehicle in Lebanon

Supporters of Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri set fire to a vehicle used by the Arab television channel Al Jazeera during protests in the northern city of Tripoli on Tuesday, witnesses said. Full story

Lebanon's crisis could harm economic growth: finance minister

Lebanon's economic growth and reforms could be harmed if political deadlock continues, caretaker finance minister said on Tuesday, after the collapse of Saad al-Hariri's government last week. Full story

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