A billboard depicting Rafik and Saad Hariri is attached in Sidon, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Prime Minister Saad Hariri rallied supporters Friday ahead of parliamentary elections, saying that a victory for his Future Movement would be a renewed victory for his late father and former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.Established parties, such as Hariri's, are set to be challenged by independent newcomers as a new electoral law agreed last year is implemented for the first time.While Hariri did not announce any candidates for elections, the event celebrated the completion of elections training for Future Movement supporters. Hariri said that since his father's assassination 13 years ago, his followers had been "up to the task".
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