Lebanese PM Hariri moving towards resigning: Official source

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is moving towards resigning, which he may announce on Tuesday or Wednesday, an official source told Reuters. (File photo: Reuters)

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri will “most probably” announce his government’s resignation on Tuesday, a senior official source from outside Hariri’s bloc told Reuters.

A second official source also told Reuters earlier the premier is moving towards resigning.

An unprecedented wave of protests has swept Lebanon for nearly two weeks, demanding the government resigns amid growing anger at political leaders accused of corruption.

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