The Guardian – Lebanon’s prime minister designate, Mustapha Adib, has stood down after failing to form a government in a month of negotiations, in a further blow to a country reeling under the weight of multiple crises.

France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, had made French aid conditional on reforms that would reduce the role of the political blocs which have led Lebanon to the edge of a precipice after three decades of corruption and mismanagement.

Read about how progress was obstructed by global conflict at The Guardian.

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