Lebanon Seeks to Fill Power Vacuum Amid Worst Crisis in Decades

BEIRUT—Lebanon’s leaders shifted their target Tuesday to forming a new governing administration, a working day

BEIRUT—Lebanon’s leaders shifted their target Tuesday to forming a new governing administration, a working day right after the country’s cabinet resigned below tension from protesters furious about past week’s lethal explosion.

President Michel Aoun has asked departing Primary Minister Hassan Diab and his cabinet to keep on being in business as a caretaker governing administration with restricted powers right up until a new administration can be formed. With no clear arrangement on who really should be the upcoming key minister, Mr. Aoun was still left with very little decision but to hold Mr. Diab’s governing administration…