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لبنان

الانتخابات قد تضع السلطة في يد إيران

By Phil Bainbridge

May 10, 2022 - الانتخابات البرلمانية اللبنانية تجري في ظل ركود سياسي وأزمة اقتصادية، وعدم القدرة على توفير الخدمات الأساسية، وانخفاض قيمة الليرة اللبنانية، واستياء الناخبين السنة.

High abstentions among Sunnis, together with the withdrawal from the election of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his Future Movement, could be enough to hand power to the Iran-backed so called Hezbollah.

Within the framework of Lebanon’s denominationally accounted parliament, Hezbollah and their allies - who won 71 of the 128 seats in the last election - could control a two-thirds majority of 86 seats, enough to bypass any blocking veto.

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PUBLISHED: 11/05/2022; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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