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 Wahl könnte zum Iran führen infographic
Grafik mit Blick auf die politische Krise im Libanon.


Wahlgewinner könnte die Hezbollah werden

By Phil Bainbridge

May 10, 2022 - Parlamentswahlen im Libanon finden inmitten politischer Stagnation und Wirtschaftskrise statt: keine gesicherte Grundversorgung, das libanesische Pfund fällt rasant, sunnitischen Wähler sind unzufrieden.

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 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.

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