Lebanon’s national unity government has collapsed after Hizbollah Ministers and their allies resigned over a U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the assassination of Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

The state-run National News Agency announced on Wednesday that 11 Ministers were stepping down from the 30-member Cabinet headed by Western-backed Saad Hariri, the slain Prime Minister’s son.

Hizbollah needed the backing of more than a third of the Ministers to bring down the government.

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