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Lebanon Election: And The Winner is....Saad Hariri

June 8, 2009 - The anti-Syrian (and pro-Western) coalition led by Saad Hariri (son of assassinated Prime Minister) won the parliamentary elections on Sunday. According to last estimation, the coalition would obtain 68 seats in the next parliament, on a total of 128. The Hezbollah and its allies only obtain 57 seats.

It is a setback for the Hezbollah, especially since that victory, wider than expected, is supported by a participation rate of almost 55%, 10 points better than in previous elections.

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