Lebanon’s reformist candidates make big gains in elections

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Although not united, reformist candidates in Lebanon have claimed a significant number of seats in Sunday’s parliamentary elections.

Official results have confirmed Iran-backed Hezbollah and its allies have lost their majority.

Saudi-aligned Lebanese Forces party have also made gains to become the biggest Christian bloc.

Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.

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