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Lebanon’s Hezbollah, allies lose parliament majority: results

 Lebanon’s Hezbollah, allies lose parliament majority: results

Supporters of Lebanon’s Shiite groups Hezbollah and Amal take part in a rally following parliamentary elections in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut.

Beirut – Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah group and its allies lost their parliamentary majority, according to full legislative results announced by the interior ministry on Tuesday.

The Shiite movement and its political allies had the support of around 70 out of 128 lawmakers in the outgoing assembly but fell short of the 65 needed to retain a majority following Sunday’s polls.