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Lebanese engineer, academic and minister of higher education

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Hassan Diab: Lebanese engineer, academic and minister of higher education
Hassan Diab is a Lebanese politician, engineer, and academic who has been serving as the Prime Minister of Lebanon since 21 January 2020 after the formation of a cabinet, having been appointed to the position by President Michel Aoun. Prior to his prime ministership, Diab served as the Lebanese Minister of Education from 2011 to 2014, under President Michel Suleiman.

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Lebanese security forces, protesters clash ahead of vote

lebanese security forces, protesters clash ahead of vote
Beirut: Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters trying to block MPs and ministers from reaching parliament on Tuesday for a vote of confidence in Prime Minister Hassan..
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Lebanon's new cabinet holds first meeting amid protests and economic ‘catastrophe’

Lebanon's new cabinet held its first meeting on Wednesday, bearing a message of support from the United Nations as ministers begin the urgent task of addressing an economic “catastrophe”, as Prime..
France 24 - Published

Thousands protest in Lebanon against new Prime Minister Hassan Diab

Thousands of protesters demonstrated in central Beirut and elsewhere in Lebanon on Sunday against the country’s new prime minister, saying he should abandon the post because he is a member of the..
France 24 - Published

New clashes erupt after Lebanon names new prime minister

Clashes erupted overnight after Lebanon's premier-designate, Hassan Diab, vowed Friday to form a government of experts to help resolve the country's worst economic crisis in decades. Protests began in..
France 24 - Published

Lebanon’s last Hezbollah-backed Prime Minister was sworn in in 2011: what happened then?

lebanon’s last hezbollah-backed prime minister was sworn in in 2011: what happened then?
With the backing of Hezbollah and its allies, Lebanese academic Hassan Diab was named on Thursday as the next prime minister of Lebanon. His nomination came a day after caretaker prime minister Saad..
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Lebanon's new PM aims to form government within six weeks - Deutsche Welle interview

Lebanon's new prime minister designate Hassan Diab said in an interview with Deutsche Welle he will work on forming a government within six weeks to help pull the country out of a deepening economic..
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Lebanese protesters block roads after designation of Hezbollah-backed Diab as new PM

lebanese protesters block roads after designation of hezbollah-backed diab as new pm
Protesters blocked roads across crisis-hit Lebanon on Friday to condemn the designation of Hezbollah-backed Hassan Diab...
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Lebanon President Aoun names Hassan Diab as next prime minister

lebanon president aoun names hassan diab as next prime minister
Lebanon President Michel Aoun designated Hassan Diab, an academic and former education minister with close ties to Hezbollah, as the country's next prime minister. Mr Diab was named after formal..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •France 24

Lebanon president Aoun names former minister Diab next PM

Lebanon President Michel Aoun has designated Hassan Diab, an academic and former education minister, as the country's next prime minister on Thursday.
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Lebanon protests: University professor Hassan Diab nominated to be PM

Hassan Diab's candidacy gets majority backing, as anti-government protests continue.
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Hezbollah-backed Diab gets enough votes to be Lebanese PM: Reuters count

Former minister Hassan Diab, who has the backing of Hezbollah and its allies, gained enough votes from lawmakers on Thursday to be named Lebanon's new prime minister.
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Hezbollah-backed candidate Diab on course to be Lebanese PM

Former minister Hassan Diab is set to be named Lebanon's new prime minister on Thursday with backing from the Iran-backed group Hezbollah and its allies, a move that could complicate efforts to secure..
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Lebanon's Deputy Speaker Ferzli gives first nomination for Diab as PM

Lebanon's Deputy Parliament Speaker Elie Ferzli, an ally of the Iran-backed Hezbollah, said on Thursday he had nominated former minister Hassan Diab as prime minister, indicating the Shi'ite group and..
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Ex-minister Diab on course to be named Lebanese PM: sources

Former education minister Hassan Diab looks set to be named Lebanon's new prime minister on Thursday, senior political sources said, a move that would thrust a little-known engineer to the forefront of..
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