//Lebanon prime minister Hariri resigns after mass protest.

Lebanon prime minister Hariri resigns after mass protest.

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said he will submit his resignation to President Michel Aoun, in a bid to satify one of the main demands of the country’s protest movement.

Hariri made the announcement today in a televised statement as the mass anti-government protests reaches its 13th day.

The protesters are demanding the departure of the country’s political elite amid growing anger over official corruption, poor public services and years of economic mismanagement.

Meanwhile the The two-week crisis has paralysed Lebanon, closing banks, schools and some businesses.