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Hezbollah to stage protests after unity talks fail

Hezbollah and its allies will stage peaceful street protests to press their demands after the collapse of Lebanon’s all-party talks on giving them more say in government, Hezbollah’s deputy chief said on Sunday. Five Shi’ite Muslim ministers from Hezbollah and its ally, the Amal movement, resigned from the cabinet on Saturday, hours after the talks on the pro-Syrian camp’s demand for effective veto power in government were deadlocked. “This was a first step. There will be other steps that we will discuss in detail with our allies and which we will announce gradually,” Hezbollah deputy chief Sheikh Naim Kassem told Reuters by telephone. Full Story

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