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Lebanon's Mikati named PM, urges action to secure IMF deal

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Lebanon's lawmakers designate incumbent Prime Minister Najib Mikati to form a new government. Mikati secured 54 votes during parliamentary consultations, giving him a clear edge over other potential nominees. President Michel Aoun subsequently asked him to form new government, a task analysts fear could take weeks, if not months.
Lebanon's Mikati named PM, urges action to secure IMF deal
11 days ago·Beirut, Lebanon

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Lebanon's Mikati named PM, urges action to secure IMF deal

Lebanon's Najib Mikati was namedprime minister on Thursday, urging fractious politicians to set aside differences to secure an IMF deal which he said was the only chance to save the country from financial collapse.

11 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Lebanon's Mikati named PM, urges action to secure IMF deal

BEIRUT (Reuters) -Lebanon's Najib Mikati was named prime minister on Thursday, urging fractious politicians to set aside differences to secure an IMF deal which he said was the only chance to save the country from financial collapse. Read full story

11 days ago·Malaysia
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IBTimes

Lebanese Billionaire Mikati Picked To Form New Govt

Lebanese billionaire Mikati picked to form new govt

11 days ago·United States
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Gulf News

Najib Mikati named next Lebanese PM, faces tough task to form government<br/>

Billionaire nominated PM for 4th time after securing support of 54 of parliament's 128 MPs

11 days ago·Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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National Post

Lebanon’s Mikati set to be named PM, vote count shows

BEIRUT -- Lebanon's Najib Mikati secured enough votes from lawmakers to be named prime minister-designate on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, paving the way for the billionaire to remain at the helm of government. Read More

11 days ago·Canada
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Arab News

Lebanon’s Mikati named PM, faces tough path to cabinet

BEIRUT: Lebanese caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati was designated on Thursday to form a new government, but faces a politically difficult path to agree a new cabinet as the country’s devastating financial crisis festers. The Sunni Muslim billionaire was nominated premier for a fourth time after securing the support of 54 of parliament’s 128 lawmakers, including the Iran-backed Shiite Muslim party Hezbollah, in consultations convened by Presi…

11 days ago·Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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