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Hezbollah-backed candidate Diab on course to be Lebanese PM

Reuters Thursday, 19 December 2019
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 badly needed Western financial aid.
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