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Missile exploded near convoy of former Lebanese PM

Missile exploded near convoy of former Lebanese PM

Saudi TV station reports that a missile exploded earlier this month near the convoy of Saad Hariri.Elad Benari, 29/06/2020 04:32
Lebanon's Hariri will not seek to stay on as PM

Lebanon's Hariri will not seek to stay on as PM

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announces he will not seek to stay on as prime minister.Ben Ariel, 19/12/2019 06:14
Report: Hariri willing to return as Lebanese PM

Report: Hariri willing to return as Lebanese PM

Senior official says Saad Hariri is ready to return as prime minister of a new Lebanese government if certain conditions are met.Elad Benari, 31/10/2019 05:03
Lebanese PM gives government 72-hour deadline

Lebanese PM gives government 72-hour deadline

Saad Hariri gives his government three days to back key reforms amid protests across the country.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/10/2019 21:15
Lebanese PM: Hezbollah is a regional problem

Lebanese PM: Hezbollah is a regional problem

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri claims Lebanon and its government are not to blame for Hezbollah and its attacks on Israel.Elad Benari, 05/09/2019 01:07
Lebanon urges US, France to intervene after Hezbollah attack

Lebanon urges US, France to intervene after Hezbollah attack

PM Saad Hariri speaks with Mike Pompeo & Emmanuel Macron following escalation between Israel and Hezbollah, urges US and France to interveneDavid Rosenberg, 01/09/2019 18:00
 Lebanon: Israel 'aggression' a 'threat to regional stability'

Lebanon: Israel 'aggression' a 'threat to regional stability'

Lebanese PM says UAVs that allegedly fell over Beirut are "blatant attack on Lebanon's sovereignty."AFP, 25/08/2019 14:48
Lebanon says US mediation on Israel border issue 'viable'

Lebanon says US mediation on Israel border issue 'viable'

US Sec. of State praises Lebanese PM's 'commitment to continued negotiations' regarding Israel-Lebanon maritime border.AFP, 16/08/2019 09:23
Pompeo warns Lebanon's Hariri: 'Iran operating on your soil'

Pompeo warns Lebanon's Hariri: 'Iran operating on your soil'

US Secretary of State warns Lebanon PM of 'security implications' for his country as Iran continues advanced weapons manufacture there.Mordechai Sones, 01/04/2019 20:51
US concerned over Hezbollah's role in Lebanon cabinet

US concerned over Hezbollah's role in Lebanon cabinet

US ambassador to Lebanon meets PM Hariri, expresses concerns over Hezbollah's growing role in the new Cabinet.Elad Benari, 20/02/2019 06:30
Nine months later: Lebanon forms new government

Nine months later: Lebanon forms new government

Hezbollah to receive a larger number of ministries in Prime Minister Saad Hariri's new cabinet, announced after months of deadlock.Elad Benari, 01/02/2019 00:15
Lebanese PM: Israel's operation shouldn't lead to escalation

Lebanese PM: Israel's operation shouldn't lead to escalation

Saad Hariri says Israel’s operation to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels should not lead to “any escalation”.Elad Benari, 06/12/2018 06:08
Hariri to Iran: Don't interfere in our affairs

Hariri to Iran: Don't interfere in our affairs

Lebanese PM urges Iran not to interfere in his country’s affairs after top Iranian general welcomes Hezbollah's election achievements.Elad Benari, 12/06/2018 04:13
Lebanese PM asked to form new Cabinet

Lebanese PM asked to form new Cabinet

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri officially asked to form a new Cabinet following this month's election.Elad Benari, 25/05/2018 04:06
Lebanese officials threaten Israel

Lebanese officials threaten Israel

Lebanese President and Prime Minister warn their country will defend itself against any “Israeli aggression”.Elad Benari, 13/02/2018 05:12
One month later: Hariri withdraws resignation

One month later: Hariri withdraws resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister withdraws resignation following talks with rival Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 06/12/2017 04:45
Hariri warns against Hezbollah's role in local conflicts

Hariri warns against Hezbollah's role in local conflicts

Lebanese Prime Minister fears Hezbollah's military role in regional conflicts will end up costing his country.Ben Ariel, 01/12/2017 06:16
Hariri: Things are 'positive'

Hariri: Things are 'positive'

Lebanese Prime Minister indicates he might withdraw his resignation next week.Ben Ariel, 30/11/2017 02:36
Hariri: Hezbollah must accept new power-sharing arrangement

Hariri: Hezbollah must accept new power-sharing arrangement

Lebanese Prime Minister threatens to resign if Hezbollah doesn't agree to rebalance Lebanon's political configuration.Elad Benari, 28/11/2017 06:08
Hariri takes a tough line on Hezbollah

Hariri takes a tough line on Hezbollah

Lebanese Prime Minister says he will not accept Hezbollah’s positions that “affect our Arab brothers”.Ben Ariel, 26/11/2017 06:37
Hezbollah welcomes Hariri's 'positive' moves

Hezbollah welcomes Hariri's 'positive' moves

Hezbollah welcomes Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's decision to suspend his resignation.Ben Ariel, 24/11/2017 05:44
Lebanon's Hariri suspends resignation

Lebanon's Hariri suspends resignation

A day after returning to his home country, Lebanon's Prime Minister suspends surprise resignation, pending talks.Elad Benari, 23/11/2017 02:07
Lebanese PM returns to Beirut

Lebanese PM returns to Beirut

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri returns to his home country, nearly three weeks after his surprise resignation.Elad Benari, 22/11/2017 00:03
Hariri to travel to France this weekend

Hariri to travel to France this weekend

Lebanese Prime Minister who resigned to meet French President Macron in Paris after arriving from Saudi Arabia.Elad Benari, 17/11/2017 03:14
Hariri to come to France at Macron's invitation

Hariri to come to France at Macron's invitation

French President invites former Lebanese PM to France after his unexpected resignation.Elad Benari, 16/11/2017 03:04
Hariri: Chill, I'll be back home in two days

Hariri: Chill, I'll be back home in two days

Lebanon's Prime Minister says in tweet that he will return home in the next two days.Elad Benari, 15/11/2017 00:08
Hariri: I will return to Lebanon 'very soon'

Hariri: I will return to Lebanon 'very soon'

Saad Hariri who resigned as Lebanese PM refutes rumors that he is being held in Saudi Arabia against his will.Elad Benari, 13/11/2017 01:08
Nasrallah: Saudi Arabia forced Hariri to resign

Nasrallah: Saudi Arabia forced Hariri to resign

Hezbollah leader claims resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister was imposed on him by Saudi Arabia.Elad Benari, 06/11/2017 06:38
Lebanese PM resigns, blasts Iran and Hezbollah

Lebanese PM resigns, blasts Iran and Hezbollah

Netanyahu says Lebanese PM Saad Hariri's resignation is a wake-up call to the international community.Elad Benari, 05/11/2017 01:45
'Israel knows Hezbollah doesn't control Lebanon'

'Israel knows Hezbollah doesn't control Lebanon'

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri accuses Israel of campaign of deception, claims there are no missile factories in Lebanon.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/09/2017 00:27
Trump: Hezbollah a 'menace' to the Middle East

Trump: Hezbollah a 'menace' to the Middle East

Trump hosts Lebanon's Prime Minister, blasts Hezbollah and warns that it is a threat to the entire region.Elad Benari, 25/07/2017 23:47
Lebanese PM blasts Hezbollah over media tour

Lebanese PM blasts Hezbollah over media tour

Lebanese Prime Minister criticizes Hezbollah after it organizes media tour of the country's demarcation line with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/04/2017 22:19
Lebanon approves new Cabinet

Lebanon approves new Cabinet

Lebanon's parliament approves national unity Cabinet in which Hezbollah is a key member.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2016 06:35
New Lebanese government introduced

New Lebanese government introduced

Hezbollah will have two ministerial portfolios in new cabinet headed by Saad Hariri.Ben Ariel, 19/12/2016 04:43
Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Snubs UN Envoy

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Snubs UN Envoy

Hezbollah allies in Lebanon say Nasrallah refused to meet UN Syria envoy last week, sending deputy instead; local political tensions high.Ari Yashar, 20/10/2014 11:08
Hezbollah Denies it Killed Former Minister

Hezbollah Denies it Killed Former Minister

Hezbollah denies it was responsible for the assassination of Mohammed Shatah in a Beirut car bomb.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/12/2013 22:33
Assad Will Fall, Says Son of Killed Lebanese PM

Assad Will Fall, Says Son of Killed Lebanese PM

The killers of Lebanon's former premier Rafiq Hariri will be punished "sooner or later," his son Saad says.Elad Benari, 15/02/2013 04:15
STL to Issue More Indictments in Hariri Hit

STL to Issue More Indictments in Hariri Hit

More indictments in the 2005 assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri are coming as assassination rumors swirl.Gabe Kahn., 13/02/2012 22:02
Beirut’s Saudi Currents

Beirut’s Saudi Currents

Is Saudi Arabia backing Lebanon's opposition against Hizbullah in order to further isolate its rival for Gulf hegemony, Iran?Gabe Kahn., 27/12/2011 19:10
Hizbullah Calls US 'Mother of Terrorism'

Hizbullah Calls US 'Mother of Terrorism'

Hizbullah accused the United States of staging the deadly blasts in Damascus that killed 44 as its war of words with Washington escalates.Gabe Kahn., 24/12/2011 22:25
Opposition Calls to Disarm Beirut - and Hizbullah

Opposition Calls to Disarm Beirut - and Hizbullah

Opposition MPs in Beirut have called for the city to be disarmed after a recent shootout - and added Hizbullah must also be disarmed.Gabe Kahn., 19/12/2011 22:51
Hariri: Lebanon's South Not for 'Settling Scores"

Hariri: Lebanon's South Not for 'Settling Scores"

Former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri accused Beirut of being "in a coma" after rocket launches and bombings in Lebanon's south. Gabe Kahn., 14/12/2011 22:08
Lebanese Opposition on Collision Course With Assad

Lebanese Opposition on Collision Course With Assad

Former prime minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri came out in support of Syria's opposition movement - , 08/12/2011 21:32
Beirut Opposition Targets Hizbullah Arms

Beirut Opposition Targets Hizbullah Arms

Opposition leaders in Lebanon say they will not enter a dialogue with the government unless Hizbullah's disarmament is discussed first.Gabe Kahn., 03/11/2011 18:29
Beirut to Fund STL

Beirut to Fund STL

Lebanese prime minister Najib Mikati broke ranks with Hizbullah and announced Beirut would fund the Special Tribunal for LebanonGabe Kahn., 08/09/2011 21:32
Hariri and King Abdullah Meet in Mecca

Hariri and King Abdullah Meet in Mecca

Lebanese opposition leader Saad Hariri met with King Abdullah in Mecca for Ei al-Fatr as Beirut politics remain tense. Gabe Kahn., 30/08/2011 20:05
Future Movement Adds Hizbullah Criticism

Future Movement Adds Hizbullah Criticism

Future Movement of former Lebanese PM Hariri has upped its campaign against Hizbullah, says it has taken Lebanon "to the abyss." Gabe Kahn., 25/08/2011 18:57
Saad Hariri Calls for Father's Killers Surren

Saad Hariri Calls for Father's Killers Surren

Former prime minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri called on Hizbullah to hand his father's alleged killers over to the STL.Gabe Kahn., 17/08/2011 20:12