Shia group's chief Hassan Nasrallah acknowledges his party and its allies lost their parliamentary majority in elections but says no single group had taken it and urges factions to cooperate.
Analysts say a divided Parliament will make it difficult for the crisis-hit country to form a government and solve Lebanon’s economic problems, but new faces bring some hope.
Results of Sunday's election leave parliament split into several camps raising prospects of political paralysis and tensions that could delay badly needed economic reforms.
Independents scoop up at least 10 seats, a major achievement considering they went into the vote fragmented and facing intimidation and threats by entrenched mainstream parties.
Independent and emerging candidates, many linked to the ‘October revolution’ in 2019, are expected to gain more seats than even before in Sunday’s polls, but it is unlikely this will bring sweeping change to the beleaguered country.
A crucial election in the cash-strapped country offers hope of a recovery for the battered economy. But some voters fear things can get even worse.
Israeli air strike has targeted Syria's Masyaf area in Hama region, killing five and injuring seven, regime media reported.
On May 15, Lebanon will go to the polls for the first time since it sank into one of the world’s worst economic crises after the 2019 uprising and the Beirut port explosion.
Yemen's government has blamed Houthi rebels for the postponement of the flight meant to transport passengers in need of medical treatment to Jordan's capital.
Israeli air strikes hit several locations in the countryside west of the capital Damascus, regime media report, without mentioning any casualties.
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait announce sending ambassadors to Lebanon for the first time since a row broke out last year over the Riyadh-led military intervention in Yemen.
It was the first Israeli attack inside Syria since Russia, a key backer of regime's head Bashar al Assad, invaded Ukraine on February 24.
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