Saad Hariri

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Riots in Lebanon as West calls for quick Cabinet formation

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Tension intensified in Lebanon on Friday, with riots leaving more than two dozen people injured in the northern city of Tripoli, including five soldiers who were attacked with a hand grenade.

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Severe floods devastate parts of Germany and Belgium

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Iran, Russia accused of 2020 US presidential election meddling; Hariri asked to form a government again; Poland court ruling on abortion law

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Lebanese Prime Minister-Designate Saad Hariri is show with his hair slicked back and wearing a dark suit.

For 4th time, Hariri is back as PM in crisis-hit Lebanon

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Lebanon: The lynchpin in Syria’s conflict

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Cars pass next to a poster depicting Saad Hariri, who has resigned as Lebanon's prime minister, in Beirut

Lebanon wants to know: Is our prime minister a prisoner?

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Saad Hariri, who became Lebanon’s prime minister less than a year ago, sparked a national crisis when he resigned on Nov. 4 in a televised address from Saudi Arabia. Then he was not heard from for days.

People walk next to a poster depicting Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri

Talk of war and instability are all too familiar in Lebanon


Saad Hariri, who became prime minister for the second time less than a year ago in a government of national unity, cited the dominance of Lebanon by Iran and its ally Hezbollah and threats to his life as being behind his decision to resign.

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, seen on Oct. 24, 2017, before stepping down.

Lebanon’s prime minister just resigned, saying he fears for his life

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation Saturday, citing Iran’s “grip” on the country and threats to his life.

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Watch live: Trump hosts Lebanese prime minister at White House

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US President Donald Trump met Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Washington this afternoon for talks on issues including refugees and combatting terrorism.

Beirut Blast ‘Kills Intelligence Official Wissam al-Hassan’

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Senior Lebanese intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan was among at least eight people killed in a massive car bomb attack in central Beirut, state media say.