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Lebanon information minister resigns

FILE PHOTO: Information Minister Manal Abdel Samad attends a news conference, at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon February 25, 2020. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s Information Minister Manal Abdel Samad announced on Sunday her resignation, citing the failure of the government to carry out reforms and the catastrophic explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday.

Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Gareth Jones

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