Photo Story – Lebanese people protest after Prime Minister-Designate Saad Hariri stepped down

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A Lebanese man drives as protesters block the roads with garbage bins and burning tires during protests after Lebanese Prime Minister-Designate Saad Hariri abandoned his effort to form a new government, in Beirut, Lebanon, 15 July 2021. Hariri, who was tasked nine months ago with forming the new government, said on 15 July he is stepping down a day after he presented the cabinet proposal to President Michel Aoun who has not accepted the government.

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