Lebanese Government Resigns as Protests Persist

Lebanese protesters

Lebanese protesters wave flags and hold poster of slain former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri during a sit-in in Beirut, March 1, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Opposition leaders in Lebanon vow to continue street demonstrations until Syria pulls out of the country. Monday, the pro-Syrian government resigned under pressure from thousands of protesters. Michael Glackin, managing editor of the Lebanese paper The Daily Star, discusses the likelihood of a Syrian withdrawal.

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