MP Dima Jamali arrives at the Parliament in Beirut, May 23, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)
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Lebanon's Constitutional Council has decided to withdraw a defamation lawsuit it had filed against Tripoli MP Dima Jamali after she officially apologized to the court for the remarks in question, the state-run National News Agency reported Friday.The Constitutional Council -- the highest court in Lebanon on constitutional and electoral matters -- filed a lawsuit against Jamali in April after a video circulated on social media in which she was seen telling supporters that "political interventions" and money paid to the body resulted in her removal from Parliament.
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