Lebanese celebrate the election as president of Michel Aoun (pictured in portrait), a former general backed by the powerful Hezbollah movement, in downtown Beirut on Monday. Photo: AFP Lebanese celebrate the election as president of Michel Aoun (pictured in portrait), a former general backed by the powerful Hezbollah movement, in downtown Beirut on Monday. Photo: AFP
Lebanese celebrate the election as president of Michel Aoun (pictured in portrait), a former general backed by the powerful Hezbollah movement, in downtown Beirut on Monday. Photo: AFP

Hezbollah ally Michel Aoun is elected as Lebanon’s new president, filling 29-month-old vacancy

Lebanese celebrate the election as president of Michel Aoun (pictured in portrait), a former general backed by the powerful Hezbollah movement, in downtown Beirut on Monday. Photo: AFP Lebanese celebrate the election as president of Michel Aoun (pictured in portrait), a former general backed by the powerful Hezbollah movement, in downtown Beirut on Monday. Photo: AFP
Lebanese celebrate the election as president of Michel Aoun (pictured in portrait), a former general backed by the powerful Hezbollah movement, in downtown Beirut on Monday. Photo: AFP
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