Lebanon has appointed Najib Mikati as prime minister.
Hundreds of people are gathering throughout Lebanon to take part in demonstrations against the likely appointment Tuesday of a Hezbollah-backed businessman as Prime Minister.
The foreign ministers of Turkey and Qatar have suspended efforts to form a new government for Lebanon, one day after Saudi Arabia quit talks, warning of a "dangerous" situation.
An International prosecutor filed an indictment Monday for the 2005 murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri as Lebanon struggled to cope with the collapse of its government.
Talks on naming a new premier in crisis-hit Lebanon were postponed on Monday. Parliamentary consultations are now due to take place on Monday and Tuesday next week.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri spent half an hour with French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday evening.