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Looking to Lebanon’s Future Amidst Uncertainty

Residents clean the rubble of houses destroyed by ammonium nitrate explosion in Beirut, Lebanon BEIRUT - Lebanese Prime Minister (PM) Hassan Diab resigned from his post yesterday. This setback was inseparable from the high public pressure on the government after the great explosion at the Port of Beirut. "Today (Monday local time), we will join the people to drag those responsible behind the blast in Beirut," said Diab, quoted by Reuters. "Corruption has taken root down to small regional officials and I am aware that corruption is damaging to the country and detrimental to the people." Diab's decline made Lebanon's political situation even more complicated. This is because Diab is one of the major figures of local religious organizations and is the person who presses negotiations...