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New Lebanese Government a Victory for Hariri

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New Lebanese Government a Victory for Hariri

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New Lebanese Government a Victory for Hariri

New Lebanese Government a Victory for Hariri

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Lebanon has its first government since Syrian forces left the country in April. Saad Hariri is the son of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who was assassinated in February. The younger Hariri headed a successful election campaign in June, campaigning against Syrian influence in Lebanon.