Mohamad Chatah’s son Omar (centre) carries the coffin of the former Lebanese minister during his funeral at al-Amin mosque in Martyrs’ Square in Beirut yesterday. Chatah, who opposed Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, was killed in a bomb blast last Friday. Photograph: Reuters/Hasan Shaaban

Syrian air force strikes on insurgent-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo have killed at least 517 people since mid-December, including 151 (...)

Lebanon's prime minister Najib Mikati kisses deputy prime minister Samir Moqbel after announcing his resignation at the Grand Serail, the government headquarters in Beirut today.  Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters
Lebanese prime minister resigns
  • World
  • March 22, 2013, 21:50

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced his government's resignation on Friday after a cabinet dispute with Shi'ite group Hezbollah ove(...)