Lebanon has been without an effective government since Saad Hariri resigned as premier in October [Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters]
Heavily indebted Lebanon has been without an effective government since Saad Hariri resigned as premier in October under pressure from protests against state corruption and waste – root causes of the crisis.
Prime Minister Hassan Diab, a 60-year-old professor at the American University of Beirut, now heads a Cabinet of 20 members, mostly specialists backed by political parties.
“I’ve been appointed in the face of many accusations. I wanted to work, not to argue. I