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Lebanon Delays Presidential Vote for 13th Time


Lebanon's parliament has again delayed holding a session to elect a new president, postponing the vote for the 13th time.

Speaker Nabih Berri announced Sunday the poll, originally scheduled for Monday, now will be held February 11.

Parliament's ruling pro-Western majority and pro-Syrian opposition factions have agreed on an Arab League-supported plan to install army chief Michel Suleiman as president. But the factions remain divided over a power-sharing deal in the new government.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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