Lebanon holds 1st parliamentary election in 9 years
May 07, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: L’Osservatore Romano (5/6 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to this story. The nation of 6.2 million is 54% Muslim, 41% Christian, and 6% Druze. Under a 1943 law, the nation’s president is a Maronite Catholic, its prime minister is a Sunni Muslim, and its parliament’s president is a Shia Muslim.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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