The news that Lebanon’s former Prime Minister Saad Hariri will form the next Lebanese cabinet prompted mixed feelings. For the majority of the Lebanese, including many of the anti-government protesters that celebrated his resignation last year, Hariri’s reappointment will only worsen the country’s crisis.
Workers prepare a giant poster depicting Lebanon's assassinated former prime minister Rafik Hariri, Feb. 12, 2010. (File Photo: Reuters)
A protester holds the Lebanese flag and shouts slogans denouncing the naming of former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri as a potential candidate for prime minister, after Hariri's supporters burned a significant protest symbol erected in downtown Beirut on Oct. 21, 2020. (AP)