The path to a new Lebanese government is completely blocked, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said in comments published on Tuesday, but he held out hope that French President Emmanuel Macron might be able to help in a forthcoming visit.
In this photo released by Lebanon's official government photographer Dalati Nohra, Lebanese President Michel Aoun, left, meets with Prime Minister Saad Hariri, ahead of a cabinet meeting, at the presidential palace, in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (AP)
A view shows the grain silo that was damaged in a massive explosion at Beirut port, Lebanon October 23, 2020. (Reuters)