Lebanon Government Falls After Hezbollah Pulls Out

Lebanon government falls after Hezbollah pulls out

Lebanon's national unity government collapsed on Wednesday after Hezbollah ministers and their allies resigned over a U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the assassination of Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

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