Hizbullah Blocks Vote on Lebanese President

[Washington Post] Alia Ibrahim - Hizbullah and its political allies on Tuesday blocked the election of a new president in Lebanon by boycotting parliament. According to the Lebanese constitution, 85 members of parliament are required for a quorum to choose a president, but because of a boycott led by Hizbullah, only 75 lawmakers attended Tuesday's session.

2007-09-26 01:00:00

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