22 March 2013
The resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati has been accepted by President Michel Suleiman.
Mikati's resignation is said to have sparked clashes in the northern port city of Tripoli, where reports claim heavy weaponry such as mortar bombs were involved.
Mikati resigned after a ministerial meeting on Friday was deadlocked by a dispute with Hezbollah.
See Reuters for full report.
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