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Lebanon PM To List Cabinet Soon, As Syria Leaving

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister, Omar Karami, is expected to announce a new cabinet by early next week, political sources said Thursday, after weeks of wrangling that make a delay to May polls almost inevitable. The sources said Karami would announce his cabinet by Monday, six weeks after his previous pro-Syrian government was forced to quit in the face of huge anti-Syrian demonstrations. The protests, alongside U.S.-led pressure, also prompted Syria to start troop withdrawals, which continued Thursday with a pullout from five major posts in Lebanon’s east.Full Story

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