But he will stay in post until a successor is identified, Johnson said. A timetable would be confirmed next week, he added.
Veteran Egyptian singer Hany Shaker resigns from his position as head of Musicians Syndicate
Saad Al-Hariri, the former prime minister-designate and current head of Lebanon’s Future Movement party, said Egypt has always worked for Lebanon’s interest.
"As I am no longer in a condition to respond confidently to the mandate of the people, I have decided I should not stay in the prime minister's post," he said.
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab in an official televised speech announced the government resignation, a week after a tragic blast in Beirut killed dozens of people and destroyed houses and streets.
Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad Hasan on Monday said the government of Hassan Diab has resigned as per the will of the Lebanese people, as Beirut has been rocked by violent protests over rampant corruption, following a deadly blast that killed dozens and injured thousands.
Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation came in response to the Iraqi most influential Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s call of change on Friday
The governor gathered all his belongings and left Ismailia for Cairo, the office manager said, denying any intentions for the governor to retract his resignation.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Friday that she will resign on June 7, Reuters reported
U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted the resignation of U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, Axios news site reported on Tuesday, citing two sources familiar with the matter.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has offered to resign as both minister and as chairman of Bavaria's Christian Social Union.
Deputy Minister of Finance for Tax policy Mounir submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Ismail on Monday.
Deputy Minister of Finance for Tax policy Amr el-Mounir submitted his resignation to the Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on Monday.
Chairman of the Tourism Promotion Authority in Egypt, Hisham al-Demiri, submitted his resignation on Thursday
Cyril Ramaphosa, who joined Zuma's cabinet as a deputy in 2014, was elected as South Africa's new president on Thursday.
Chairman of Egyptian General Authority for Investment (GAFI) Mona Zobaa resigned from her position.
Saad al-Hariri and his government seem to be on high alert while waiting for the results of the political dialogue.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday in a letter submitted to parliament, Speaker Jacob Mudenda said.
Lebanese FM Gebran Bassil said on Friday the crisis over the resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is part of an "attempt to create chaos in the region".
The Prime Minister’s decision to accept the resignation was published in the official gazette Wednesday.