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President Michel Suleiman of Lebanon has asked Tammam Salam, shown here on April 4 in Beirut, to form a new Cabinet. He was formerly a member of parliament and the minister of culture. (AP Photo/Ahmad Omar)
Photo by: Ahmad Omar
President Michel Suleiman of Lebanon has asked Tammam Salam, shown here on April 4 in Beirut, to form a new Cabinet. He was formerly a member of parliament and the minister of culture. (AP Photo/Ahmad Omar)

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