Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri (right) meets with Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati at Mr. Hariri's residence in Beirut on Wednesday. Lebanon's new Hezbollah-backed prime minister began the process of forming a new Cabinet on Wednesday, as calm returned to the country after two days of protests against the Iranian-backed militant group's growing influence. (Associated Press)

Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri (right) meets with Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati at Mr. Hariri's residence in Beirut on Wednesday. Lebanon's new Hezbollah-backed prime minister began the process of forming a new Cabinet on Wednesday, as calm returned to the country after two days of protests against the Iranian-backed militant group's growing influence. (Associated Press)