Lebanon Prime Minster Resigns Amid Mass Protests Demanding Justice For Beirut
Diab’s resignation comes amid mounting pressure for a shakeup of power from government elites who have long clung to it. On Saturday, before his resignation seemed certain, Diab called for early parliamentary elections to be held in the country, citing the need for “a new political elite and a new parliament.” At least nine lawmakers and four ministers have already announced their own resignations, saying that they refuse to operate as a part of Lebanon’s corrupt and entrenched political structures.

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