The Daily Star

Hariri Set to Present Aoun with New Cabinet Lineup after Egypt Trip

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri is set to meet with President Michel Aoun Wednesday amid wide expectations that he will present him with a new Cabinet lineup in a last-ditch attempt to break the monthslong government formation deadlock, a senior Future Movement official said Tuesday. Aoun Monday received a phone call from Hariri, who asked for a meeting scheduled between them for Tuesday to be postponed until Wednesday, the state-run National News Agency reported.