Both countries announce an initial deal where new tariffs to be mutually imposed on December 15 would not be implemented. China says it "will buy more high quality of American agricultural products", while the United States says it will halve the existing 15% tariffs. (The Guardian)
Businessman Samir Khatib withdraws his candidacy for the Prime Minister position after failing to secure enough votes from the Sunni Muslim bloc last week. This leaves the ousted Saad Hariri as the only potential candidate. Massive protests are formed outside the Parliament building in response to Hariri’s possible return. (Al Jazeera)
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