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23 October 2020, 11:20 LBCI: Bassil will not lead the Strong Lebanon bloc delegation to the government consultations with Hariri.
23 October 2020, 09:07 MTV: General Security chief Abbas Ibrahim returned to Beirut coming from Washington after holding talks with US officials.
22 October 2020, 20:18 Lebanon recorded 1,450 new coronavirus cases and 16 deaths over the past 24 hours.
22 October 2020, 20:14 Protesters blocked the Saifi road in both directions in rejection of Hariri's return as premier.
22 October 2020, 17:42 PM-designate Hariri: If the country’s interest requires an understanding with everyone, then the country’s interest should have the priority.
22 October 2020, 15:46 PM-designate Hariri said he held protocol consultations with ex-PMs Diab, Salam, Miqati, Saniora and al-Hoss over the phone due to “security reasons.”
22 October 2020, 15:42 Reports: Two people have been wounded by celebratory gunfire in Tripoli.
22 October 2020, 15:26 U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis: Do not count on miracles, foreign elections or external donors – the rescue must start in Lebanon, by Lebanon.
22 October 2020, 14:22 MTV: A meeting between Hariri and Bassil is expected on Friday at 2:15.
22 October 2020, 14:08 Hariri in remarks after his designation affirmed "commitment to a pledge to halt deterioration and to rebuild Beirut after the explosion and to expedite the formation of a government."
22 October 2020, 13:32 Presidency: Hariri has been officially designated to form the new government with a majority of 65 votes.
22 October 2020, 13:27 Hariri secures the majority of votes with 65 MPs supporting him to lead the new government.
22 October 2020, 13:22 The Development and Liberation bloc of Amal party led by Speaker Nabih Berri said they back Hariri's designation to form the new government.
22 October 2020, 13:17 Armenian Deputies bloc named Hariri as their candidate to form the new government.