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Lebanon's Hariri steps aside from PM roleupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 15:38:00

The man charged with forming a government in Lebanon said Thursday he would not do so after the opposition rejected his proposed Cabinet.

Biden: U.S. aid at risk if Lebanon strays from 'principles'updated: Fri May 22 2009 17:25:00

The United States backs Lebanon's democratic process, but U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden warned Friday the United States will reconsider its assistance to the country if its next government strays from certain "fundamental principles."

Lebanon accepts envoy from former foe Syriaupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 11:59:00

Lebanon says it has approved the first ambassador to Beirut from Syria, the country which occupied Lebanon for decades.

Six die in Lebanon fightingupdated: Sat Jul 26 2008 09:38:00

Six people have been killed and 52 wounded since Thursday night in battles between pro- and anti-government forces in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, security forces told CNN.

Rice backs Lebanese leaders in Cabinet struggleupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 10:19:00

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Monday expressed U.S. support for the Lebanese government's attempts to move past political differences with the Hezbollah-led opposition.

Sarkozy visits Lebanon to show supportupdated: Sat Jun 07 2008 08:52:00

French President Nicolas Sarkozy made a brief visit to Beirut on Saturday, showing his country's support for newly-elected Lebanese President Michel Sleiman and urging leaders of political factions to pursue "national reconciliation."

Siniora claims reappointment in Lebanonupdated: Wed May 28 2008 13:01:00

Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora says he has been reappointed by the country's new president, but has been asked to form a new Cabinet.

Lebanon's new presidentupdated: Wed May 28 2008 13:01:00

The head of the Lebanon?s army becomes president on Sunday. CNN's Cal Perry looks at the challenges he faces.

Hezbollah promises Lebanon cooperationupdated: Mon May 26 2008 13:48:00

The fiery leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant movement assured Lebanon on Monday that his movement will cooperate in the country's political life.

U.N. urges Lebanon presidency dealupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 14:30:00

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is "extremely concerned" about the delay in electing a new Lebanese president, a hiatus that has gone "well past the constitutional timeframe."

Decision could break political deadlock in Lebanonupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 18:20:00

Lebanese Christian opposition leader Michel Aoun said Thursday he could support the candidacy of Lebanon's army chief to become the country's new president.

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