Report: Hizbullah and Amal ministers resign

Hizbullah and Amal Cabinet ministers resigned from the Lebanese government on Saturday, Hizbullah's al-Manar TV Station said. Al-Manar said ministers from the Hizbullah guerrilla and the allied Shi'ite Muslim Amal party stated they were resigning because all-party talks have fallen through and the government was trying to impose conditions for negotiation on a new government. The TV announcement came after failure earlier Saturday of a weeklong attempt to agree on a Hizbullah demand for a national unity government.