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Lebanese PM puts resignation on hold

2017-11-22 17:47

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri has announced that he is putting his resignation on hold to allow time for more consultations.

Lebanon premier heading to Egypt amid political tensions

2017-11-21 18:20

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has left France for Egypt as Lebanon awaits his return and clarity about his political future.

Macron welcomes Lebanon's Hariri

2017-11-18 15:02

French President Emmanuel Macron has welcomed Saad Hariri for talks, hours after the Lebanese premier arrived from Saudi Arabia .

France says Lebanon's Hariri will arrive 'in coming days'

2017-11-15 20:28

Lebanon's former prime minister Saad Hariri will come to France "in the coming days", a source at the French presidency says.

Resigned PM tells Lebanese to 'chill', says he's coming home

2017-11-15 10:01

Ten days after his surprise resignation plunged Lebanon into crisis and raised fears of regional turmoil, Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday called on everyone to "chill."

US and France express strong support to Lebanon amid crisis

2017-11-11 19:42

The United States and France have expressed their support to Lebanon's sovereignty and stability amid heightening tensions between Beirut and Saudi Arabia

In Lebanon, Hariri exit raises spectre of fresh war

2017-11-05 12:03

Saad Hariri's resignation from Lebanon's premiership has raised fears that regional tensions were about to escalate and that the small country would once again pay a heavy price.

After deal, ISIS allowed to leave Syria-Lebanon border area

2017-08-28 21:27

ISIS militants and their families have begun to evacuate from a border area between Lebanon and Syria as part of a negotiated deal to end the group's presence there.

Hezbollah says Syrian government 'will stay on'

2017-08-13 20:09

The head of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah says it is time for political leaders to accept the survival of Syrian President Bashar Assad's government

Five militants blow themselves up during raids in Lebanon: army

2017-06-30 11:48

Five militants blew themselves up during raids on two refugee camps in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria in which seven soldiers were wounded, the army says.

 

Hariri back in Lebanon after shock resignation

2017-11-22 11:42

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri, back in Beirut for the first time since his shock resignation, is expected to explain his surprise decision and his extended stay in Saudi Arabia.

Egypt confirms Sisi to meet Lebanon's Hariri

2017-11-21 16:29

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Cairo has confirmed, before the premier returns to Lebanon to face the political crisis over his resignation.

Lebanese PM Hariri accepts invitation to France

2017-11-16 22:24

French president's office says Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has accepted an invitation to come to Paris.

Lebanese president accuses Saudi Arabia of detaining PM

2017-11-15 18:32

Lebanese president says PM Hariri is a detainee of Saudi Arabia, stepping up rhetoric amid the crisis with in kingdom.

Resigned PM says he is 'free', will return to Lebanon

2017-11-13 06:37

Saad Hariri has pledged he would return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia "very soon," in his first television interview since his shock resignation as prime minister.

Lebanon: Saudi should clarify why PM Hariri hasn't returned

2017-11-11 19:42

Lebanon's president has called on Saudi Arabia to clarify the reasons why the country's prime minister has not returned home since his resignation which was announced from the kingdom.

At least 11 dead in Syria market air strike: monitor

2017-10-08 21:01

At least 11 civilians, including two children, have been killed in air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria, a monitor says.

Lebanon army says to begin offensive against IS on Syria border

2017-08-19 09:39

The Lebanese army announced Saturday the start of an offensive against the Islamic State (IS) group close to the Syrian border in the east of the country, where jihadists have been operating for several years.

Delays, hesitation mark Syrians' return from Lebanon

2017-08-02 05:49

A committee of Syrian refugees in Lebanon's eastern border region says tens of thousands of them will remain where they are despite plans for them to return to Syria.

Syria denies US allegations of new chemical attack

2017-06-27 15:40

The Syrian government has dismissed White House allegations that it is preparing a new chemical weapons attack.

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