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  Kislev 29, 5777 , 29/12/16

Lebanon approves new Cabinet

Lebanon's parliament on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a national unity Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Saad Hariri and in which the Hezbollah terrorist group is a key member.

The vote of confidence came after lawmakers heard and debated the new government's policy statement, outlining its priorities for the coming months, reported The Associated Press.

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