UN chief urges calm and dialogue in Lebanon

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for peace and dialogue in Lebanon following the reported collapse of the country's government of national unity.

A Hizbollah rally for the 7 June 2009 election in Lebanon

Eleven ministers from Hizbollah and allied groups reportedly resigned after months of negotiations brokered by Saudi Arabia and Syria failed to produce a compromise over the country’s Special Tribunal.

The Special Tribunal, established by the United Nations is examining the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

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