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Hariri named as Lebanon's new prime minister

Hariri named as Lebanon's new prime minister

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun designated politician Saad al-Hariri as prime minister on Thursday to form a new government to tackle the worst crisis since the country's 1975-1990 civil war.

Lebanon protesters shun PM-designate's call for talks

Lebanon protesters shun PM-designate's call for talks

Prominent street leaders Sunday shunned an invitation by Lebanon's prime minister-designate to sit for talks over the formation of a new government

Lebanon government falls after two weeks of street pressure

Lebanon government falls after two weeks of street pressure

Lebanon's prime minister on Tuesday announced he was submitting the resignation of his government, bowing to nearly two weeks of unprecedented nationwide protests.

Lebanon PM Hariri says party loses third of seats

Lebanon PM Hariri says party loses third of seats

The prime minister admitted that he had hoped for a stronger showing but said he remained happy with the result, which contrasts with the expected gains made by the rival camp led by the Hezbollah group.

One month on, Lebanon's PM rescinds shock resignation

One month on, Lebanon's PM rescinds shock resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Tuesday that he had withdrawn his resignation, a month after his shock announcement that he was quitting sparked political upheaval.

Hariri tells Lebanese president will be in Lebanon Wednesday

Hariri tells Lebanese president will be in Lebanon Wednesday

Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, told President Michel Aoun in a phone call he would be in Lebanon on Wednesday for Independence Day celebrations, Aoun said on Twitter on Saturday.

France says Lebanon's Hariri should be free to go home

France says Lebanon's Hariri should be free to go home

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Tuesday that Lebanon's Saad Hariri must be able to return home from Saudi Arabia to end uncertainty caused by his shock resignation as prime minister.

Resigned Lebanon PM says free to move in Saudi, to return home 'soon'

Resigned Lebanon PM says free to move in Saudi, to return home 'soon'

Saad Hariri, whose resignation as Lebanon's prime minister a week ago sent shockwaves across the region, said Sunday he is "free" in Saudi Arabia and will return to Lebanon "very soon".

US urges respect for Lebanon's sovereignty

US urges respect for Lebanon's sovereignty

The United States on Saturday urged all states and parties to respect Lebanon's sovereignty following the power vacuum created by the prime minister's sudden resignation.

Hezbollah accuses Saudi of detaining Hariri, inciting Israel to strike Lebanon

Hezbollah accuses Saudi of detaining Hariri, inciting Israel to strike Lebanon

The head of Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement on Friday said Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanese prime minister from Riyadh last week, was "detained" by Saudi Arabia.

Lebanon votes for first time in six years

Lebanon votes for first time in six years

Lebanese headed to the polls for the first time in six years on Sunday for municipal elections including in Beirut, where a new grassroots campaign is taking on entrenched parties.