Saad Hariri returns as Lebanon's prime minister

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Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister a year ago, was appointed Thursday to lead the country again during one of its most tumultuous times decades.
Saad Hariri, shown with President Donald Trump during his first stint as Lebanon's prime minister on July 25, 2017, returns to the position Thursday after winning support from legislators. Photo by Zach Gibson/UPI | License Photo

Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister a year ago, was appointed Thursday to lead the country again during one of its most tumultuous times in decades.

Hariri, the son of late former Lebanon prime minister, Rafik Hariri, replaces Hassan Diab, who left office in August after devastating explosions at the Beirut port left hundreds dead and even more injured. The blasts happened as Lebanon was going through its worst currency crisis ever.

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Hariri had secured enough support from Lebanese lawmakers…
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