"Where is Lebanon's interest? Where is the security of the Lebanese people? Where is Lebanon's protection? Where is the Lebanese opinion?"
An explosion 11 days ago took place near the convoy of former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, Hariri's office said on Sunday.
The protesters demand that the new government be composed of technocrats rather than politicians representing the country’s many ethnic and religious groups.
President Michel Aoun responded by postponing until Dec. 16 consultations with lawmakers that had been expected to result in Khatib being named prime minister on Monday.
On Monday protesters blocked roads in Beirut and throughout Lebanon, and schools were canceled for the third straight week.
Lebanon’s political malaise is further exacerbated by its unique system of hereditary office.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri quit on Tuesday after two weeks of historic protests against leaders accused of pushing the country toward collapse.
The Lebanon protests have already achieved some successes but ending sectarianism will not likely be one of them