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Opposition Claims Victory in Lebanon Elections

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Opposition Claims Victory in Lebanon Elections

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Opposition Claims Victory in Lebanon Elections

Opposition Claims Victory in Lebanon Elections

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A Lebanese anti-Syrian alliance appears to have won control of parliament in the first elections in three decades without Syrian troops in Lebanon. An alliance led by the son of slain former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri is set to lead a new government — one that he says will steer an independent course.