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After nine years of waiting, Lebanon got a few surprises in its national elections Sunday. Hezbollah lost a seat everyone thought it would win, a longtime MP was dethroned in Batroun and the Lebanese Forces vaulted from eight to 14 seats, according to the latest results. Supporters of Kilna Watani (All for the Nation) and other civil society lists thought they'd get more – perhaps five, including a seat in Metn.But when unofficial results started pouring in it looked like they'd get one seat for Joumana Haddad, then another for Paula Yacoubian. Lists for the FPM, the LF and Farid Haykal Khazen gobbled up all the seats in the district, with the Shiite seat going to a candidate for the latter.Sitting at eight seats before May 6, they walked out with a likely 14-member bloc.
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