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New Government Formed in Lebanon

Lebanon's new Prime Minister, Tamam Salam, announced the formation of his government Saturday, following months of bitter political wrangling. Agreement was reached after the March 14th coalition agreed to withdraw its choice for interior minister after strong opposition from Hezbollah. The names of the 24 members of the new government were solemnly read aloud in a gesture that left many Lebanese breathing a sigh of relief. The country had been in the hands of a caretaker government...

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